All Articles on Inequality

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In 1888, The Story of a Parentless Dreamer from Shithole Europe
The story of my grandfather is as good a place to start as any
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"While a new billionaire was created every other day, the 3.7 billion people making up the poorest half of the world’s population saw no increase in their wealth last year." (Photo: Tareq Salahuddin) Views
Oxfam Report Reveals Global Economy's "Perfect Storm" for Making 1% Even Richer
A CEO from a top clothing brand would have to work only four days to earn what a garment worker in Bangladesh earns in a lifetime.
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Month After Getting $3.5 Billion Tax Break From Trump, Bank of America Hikes Fees on Poorest Customers
Online checking accounts, popular with low-income customers, may now be off-limits to many who can't afford new fees
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A child born in the U.S. is 76 percent more likely to die before reaching adulthood than a child born elsewhere in the developed world. (Photo: Fibonacci Blue/Flickr/cc) Views
Death by Inequality: Poverty and Racism Are Killing America’s Children
The deaths of hundreds of thousands of kids should have dominated the media. They would have been, if terrorists had killed them.
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The Untold Story of the Roe v. Wade Anniversary
What's different about the Roe anniversary this year is the newly proactive abortion rights movement.
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Inequality, Revolution, and Drones That Kill
The too-rapid evolution of intelligent machines, with the ability to make decisions that can impact human life, is bringing us closer to a man-made epidemic that we won't be able to control.
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'Billionaire Boom': While World's Richest 1% Took 82% of All New Wealth in 2017, Bottom Half Got Zero, Zilch, Nada
A new billionaire was created every two days last year and now, according to Oxfam, just 42 individuals own as much wealth as the world's poorest 3.7 billion people
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When Economic Growth Indicates Failure
For the well-being of most everyone—including the rich—equality is more important than growth.
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Exceptional Indifference: An International Perspective on U.S. Poverty
The visible levels of poverty and of inequality in the United States are not unique to this country, but sometimes it takes an international perspective to bring America’s limited responses to poverty into relief
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Apple's $38 Billion Tax Payment Less Than Half of $79 Billion They Owe
Instead of praise, critics suggest, tax payment should generate outrage over "huge tax windfall" corporations have been given
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