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Dec 05 2013
The President called for higher wages, early childhood education, among other efforts.Washington Post
May 03 2015
THE eruptions in Baltimore have been tied, in complex ways, to frustrations at American inequality, and a new measure of the economic gaps arrived earlier this year:
It turns out that the Wall Street bonus pool in 2014 was roughly twice the total annual earnings of all Americans working full time at the federal minimum wage.
You read that right: Just the annual bonuses for justNew York Times (News)
Jun 16 2019
Hours before they sat down with broadcaster Soledad O’Brien to talk about the racial wealth gap, a few Democratic presidential hopefuls listened to Taiwanna Milligan explain how hard it is to take care of a chronically ill child on $7.25 an hour. “I’m a single mother of a sick 12-year-old. My son has sickle cell anemia,” said Milligan, 42, of Orangeburg, who has worked at McDonald’sWashington Post
Jan 03 2014
Income inequality is different from poverty an issue that is often discussed by politicians.HuffPost
Sep 13 2016
If there were more jobs being created, there would be less economic inequality in the US. "High and persistent unemployment, in which economic inequality increases, has a negative effect on subsequent long-run economic growth. Unemployment can harm growth not only because it is a waste of resources, but also because it generates redistributive pressures and subsequent distortions, drivesAllSides Community
Nov 26 2013
Pope Francis on Tuesday sharply criticized growing economic inequality and unfettered markets in a lengthy paper outlining a populist philosophy that he says will guide his papacy as he pushes the Catholic Church to reach out more, particularly to the disenfranchised.Washington Post
Jan 08 2014
Is equality of income more important than equality of justice and authority?Reason
Jan 06 2022
Experts have warned of impending variants since the start of the pandemic, especially in areas where uncontrolled transmission is prominent. The constant strain on healthcare systems and the intermittent COVID restrictions may also mean lingering problems for the global economy, particularly for nations still struggling for more vaccine access.
“Vaccine inequity is a killer of peopleInternational Business Times
Sep 09 2016
Reading books about economics can be tedious, but when a sharp analysis of a prominent debate becomes available, that’s enough to pique my sustained interest. Equal Is Unfair: America’s Misguided Fight Against Income Inequality is the kind of analysis that pulls back the curtain on one of today’s most contentious topics, and as such, should interest many others.
May 10 2016
Income inequality is driven by both political and economic forces and it waxes and wanes over time. In my just-published book, “Global Inequality: A New Approach for the Age of Globalization,” I introduce the concept of Kuznets waves to describe this rise and fall. The name comes from the famous American economist Simon Kuznets, who in the 1950s and 1960s argued that as societies underwent theBloomberg