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As US Inequality Breeds Oligarchy, New Report Details Pathway to Income Equity

Posted by on August 9, 2017 in Climate Change, Economy with 0 Comments
As US Inequality Breeds Oligarchy, New Report Details Pathway to Income Equity

The report closes by offering numerous ways to tackle inequality, which are broken down into four categories, including policies that would “lift the floor, level the playing field, break up the over-concentration of wealth, and check unbridled corporate power.”

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US Wealth Inequality Is Highest Among Major Industrialized Countries. Trump’s Policies Will Make It Even Worse.

Posted by on July 18, 2017 in Government, Policies with 0 Comments
US Wealth Inequality Is Highest Among Major Industrialized Countries. Trump’s Policies Will Make It Even Worse.

Compared to other wealthy nations, the U.S. is doing “very badly” in the fight against income and wealth inequality. “The USA is the wealthiest country in the history of the world, but its level of inequality is also the highest among major industrial countries, leaving tens of millions of working people impoverished—especially women and people of color,” Oxfam’s Lawson and Martin observed.

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