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Income Inequality


Just days after the American representatives. #MoralMonday event celebrating the effort. The resolution-Third reconstruction: fully combating poverty and low wages from the bottom up (pdf) – unveiled last week by Jayapal (D-Wash.), Lee (D-Calif.), and campaign co-chairs, Rev. William J. Barber II and Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis, begins by noting that “there are over 140 …

With local news in jeopardy, a quick review of developments in the journalistic space over the past few months suggests that community foundations may be the industry’s sleeping philanthropic giant. Earlier this year, the CEO of the American Journalism Project, Sarabeth Berman, told me that her organization had partnered with several community foundations “to help …

Lack of urgency bangs its head with a president who did strengthen the economic security of working families top priority. In addition, there is a ready-made solution: to make unemployment insurance an entirely federal program, like social security. It’s not a new idea, but University of Massachusetts Amherst labor economist Arindrajit Dube last month published …

California is bursting with cash – $ 100 billion, according to Gov. Gavin Newsom. While much of the federal aid and taxes of the rich will be used to provide basic services such as education and health care, the windfall also offers a unique opportunity to tackle one California’s toughest problem: income inequality. As the …

The population of the Asian-American Pacific Islands is extremely diverse, culturally and economically. According to a recent analysis by the Pew Research Center, Asian household incomes range from $ 44,400 to $ 120,000. Lower-end subgroups are not represented by the median data. Here’s a look at the growing income gap among Asian Americans, how it …

Minorities in the United States have historically been under-represented in polls and medical research, with Asian Americans sometimes falling completely out of the picture. Some big polls – like the 2016 exit surveys by Edison Research for the National Election Pool – discuss issues between white, black and Latin Americans, but don’t include Asians. In …

Devinder Sharma Food and agriculture specialist Since the first wave of Covid-19 pushed countries into lockdown, central banks, mostly in wealthy countries, have printed a $ 9 trillion surplus. Well, the underlying goal was to inject that excess money into the economies affected by the pandemic, which were breathless. According to economist Ruchir Sharma, chief …

Germany has just had a new billionaire. Financier and TV celebrity Carsten Maschmeyer landed on Forbes billionaire list Thursday for the first time with an estimated net worth of $ 1.1 billion (€ 0.9 billion) “I myself am an example of how it is possible to reach the top under the most difficult circumstances. smaller …

In the year since the death of George Floyd which awakened a sleeping giant across America, a piece of the puzzle has been missing for those fighting for equality: where is the money to support the cause? A new Knoxville organization has been meeting quietly since last summer and plans to donate $ 200,000 to …

This commentary is written by Carolina de Buy Wenniger of Burlington, a sophomore student at the University of Vermont. America is set on the ideal of endless consumption, increased wealth, and economic growth. This fixation is often calculated in the form of growth in gross domestic product and comes at the expense of people and …