equality

The Government Should Guarantee Everyone a Good Job
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Done correctly, a good-jobs guarantee would largely eliminate poverty in the United States. It would directly and radically improve the lives of long-term unemployed and “unemployable” people—particularly the black, latinx, and Native workers who su ...[Read more]
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1.7 million viewers tuned into Bernie Sanders Inequality Town Hall webcast
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ack in January, a million people tuned in to Bernie Sanders' town hall on universal health-care; yesterday, 1.7 million people tuned in to watch Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Michael Moore, and a panel of experts discuss inequality. It was 90 minutes of w ...[Read more]
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More Americans now support a universal basic income
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Political philosopher and economist Karl Widerquist remembers a poll from 10 years ago that showed just 12 percent of Americans approved of a universal basic income. That's changed — and quickly. Today, 48 percent of Americans support it, according t ...[Read more]
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80% of domestic abuse deaths were of men
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Male domestic violence victims are being urged to come forward and report their suffering in spite of the "stigma" surrounding their plight. Nationally, the number of women killed through domestic violence is more than double that of men. But in Cornwall ...[Read more]
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Scotland united in curiosity as councils trial universal basic income
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Universal basic income is, according to its many and various supporters, an idea whose time has come. The deceptively simple notion of offering every citizen a regular payment without means testing or requiring them to work for it has backers as disparate ...[Read more]
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The French Revolution’€™s Influence on Modern Western Society
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The French Revolution from the years 1789-1799 and Napoleonic era from 1799-1815 was a time period of radical social and political reform. Despite obvious, physical damages and high death tolls, this period in history has major historical forces that exer ...[Read more]
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IMF: higher taxes for rich will cut inequality without hitting growth
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Higher income tax rates for the rich would help reduce inequality without having an adverse impact on growth, the International Monetary Fund has said. The Washington-based IMF used its influential half-yearly fiscal monitor to demolish the argument that ...[Read more]
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How Swedes and Norwegians Broke the Power of the 1 Percent
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While many of us are working to ensure that the Occupy movement will have a lasting impact, its worthwhile to consider other countries where masses of people succeeded in nonviolently bringing about a high degree of democracy and economic justice. Sweden ...[Read more]
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Hillary Clinton WikiLeaks Emails Reveal Campaign Dismissed Black Lives Matter Concerns With One Word: ‘Yuck’
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WikiLeaks' release of thousands of leaked emails from Hillary Clinton's campaign has not yet produced the kind of bombshell revelation that some hoped would sink the Democratic nominee's presidential bid. But one email reveals the tension between the Clin ...[Read more]
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Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner Behind White House Extension of LGBTQ Protections
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Daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared Kushner were reportedly behind US President Donald Trump's decision to uphold the previous administration's workplace protections against discrimination based on gender or sexuality. Early this week, the White House is ...[Read more]
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