All Articles on Inequality

Trump won because he promised to do something about it, but asking Donald Trump to fix our international trade policy is about as sane as asking your six-year old to perform brain surgery. (Photo: Gage Skidmore/Flickr/cc) Views
It Looks Like We're Heading For a Recession: Which Would Make Republicans' Favorite Economic Policies 0 FOR 4
Trump—despite populist rhetoric—did the usual Republican scam, cutting taxes for the rich and corporations, exacerbating both the deficit and income inequality, and assuring that a recession is increasingly likely.
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Children of mainly Latino immigrant parents hold signs during a march to the Madison County Courthouse in Canton, Miss., on Aug. 11, 2019. The demonstration followed ICE raids earlier that week at seven poultry plants in Mississippi, including one in Canton. (Photo: Rogelio V. Solis / AP) Views
The Right Gives Corporations the Help It Denies Poor Immigrants of Color
In Trump’s version of America, the Statue of Liberty might say, "only white wealthy immigrants are welcome here."
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Workers at nonprofits often experience overwork and burn out. The answer is a union. (Getty Images)   Views
The Answer To Burn Out At Work Isn’t "Self-Care"—It’s Unionizing
Being in a union means that you and your coworkers work together to fix the problems at your workplace, and then negotiate for solutions with management.
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Couple Sleeping on Car at Woodstock, 1969. (Photo: Bettmann / Getty) Views
Fifty Years After Woodstock, We Are Caught in the Devil’s Bargain
The anniversary reminds us of the best and worst of 1969—and today.
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Mickey Ray Williams, president of the USW local union at the Goodyear plant in Gadsden, Alabama, with a tire made in Mexico. Views
A Tire That Should Inspire Fear in the Heart of Workers
This sad story is as old as NAFTA.
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The great majority of farmers—80% of eligible grain farmers—got zilch from Donald the Dealmaker. (Photo: AP Photo/Nati Harnik) Views
Government for the Rich, the Poor Be Damned
What we have here is government by plutocratic authoritarians who'll gleefully dole out millions to a wealthy family and then just as gleefully go out of their way to deny food to millions of poor families.
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Now Earning 278 Times More Than Average Worker, New Study Shows CEO Pay Has Grown More Than 1,000% Since 1978
"Corporate greed is eviscerating the working class."
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#TrumpRecession Trends as President Blamed for Rising Fears of Another Economic Meltdown
"Trump came along and deregulated everything, weakening the post-Great Recession laws meant to curb Wall Street abuses and authorizing a massive tax cut for the wealthiest Americans."
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Warnings of 'Taxpayer-Funded Discrimination' Against LGBTQ Workers as Trump Pushes Religious Exemption Rule for Contractors
"This rule seeks to undermine our civil rights protections and encourages discrimination in the workplace—and we will work to stop it," said the ACLU
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Acting Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Ken Cuccinelli speaks about immigration policy at the White House during a briefing August 12, 2019 in Washington, DC. During the briefing, Cuccinelli said that immigrants legally in the U.S. would no longer be eligible for green cards if they utilize any social programs available in the nation. (Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images) Views
Trump's Public Charge Plan Punishes Legal Immigrants for America's Existing Income Inequality
The administration explicitly disavowed the language chiseled on the Statue of Liberty to defend their new immigration strategy
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