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Sadistic Capitalism: Six Urgent Matters for Humanity in Global Crisis
Business  (tags: capitalism, exploitation, poverty, economic injustice, income inequality, greed, oppression )

Freya
- 136 days ago - truth-out.org
In these mean streets of globalized capitalism in crisis, it has become profitable to turn poverty and inequality into a tourist attraction.
The Real Terrorists: The .01%
Business  (tags: income inequality, economic injustice, greed, tax evasion, poverty )

Freya
- 229 days ago - nationofchange.org
They consist of 16,000 individuals, about the size of a crowd at a professional basketball game. The inequality horror theyâEUR(TM)ve fomented is reaching far beyond the half of America that is in or near poverty.
L.A. Times: Nation's Growing Pay Gap Is No Disney Fairy Tale
Business  (tags: wage gap, income inequality, social justice, u.s. economy, employees, employers, minimum wage, business ethics )

M.N.
- 367 days ago - latimes.com
A reader had a suggestion for columnist Steve Lopez on the subject of growing income inequality: Check out what Walt Disney was paid, relative to regular employees when he ran the mouse empire. And then take a look at how the current Disney boss is paid.
SEC Admits It's Not Monitoring Stock Buybacks to Prevent Market Manipulation
Business  (tags: SEC, Stock Buybacks, stock market manipulation, income inequality, Mary Jo White )

Judy
- 380 days ago - firstlook.org
Several politicians have been citing buybacks as an example of deliberate financial engineering that bolsters concentration of wealth and keeps working-class wages stagnant. This deceptive and destructive practice needs to be monitored and eliminated.
Pay Low-Income Families More to Boost Economic Growth, Says IMF | Business | The Guardian
Business  (tags: income inequality, wages, pay rates, economy )

Kathryn
- 439 days ago - theguardian.com
Study indicates stagnating incomes of the poor and middle classes could have been instrumental in the financial crisis
Robert Reich: The Wealthy Have Pulled America Back to the 19th Century
Business  (tags: wealth, economic injustice, income inequality, plutocracy, Wall Street, 1% )

Freya
- 561 days ago - alternet.org
Wall Street and enormously rich individuals have gained political power to organize the market in ways that leave most Americans behind.
The Economics (and Nostalgia) of Dead Malls
Business  (tags: dead malls, shopping malls, enclosed malls, shopping center, department stores, retail chains, vacancy rates, retail space, building boom, income inequality, hard times )

Isaac
- 601 days ago - nytimes.com
Since 2010, more than two dozen enclosed shopping malls have been closed, and an additional 60 are on the brink, according to Green Street Advisors, which tracks the mall industry.
Joseph Stiglitz on Why the Rich Are Getting Richer and Why It Could Get Much Worse
Business  (tags: wealth, economic injustice, income inequality, rich getting richer, greed )

Freya
- 614 days ago - alternet.org
Through corporate consolidation and even gentrification, the elite are syphoning up all the world's wealth for themselves.
Lawrence O'Donnell: Wall Street Figured Out That Income Inequality Is Bad for Wall Street
Business  (tags: USA, income inequality, Wall street )

David
- 751 days ago - rawstory.com
Now if we could just get the rest of the country to realize it and be willing to discuss this issue.....
Americans Grapple With Income Inequality
Business  (tags: wages, income, economics, income inequality )

Freya
- 937 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The wealthiest county in America is settled deep in 4 a.m. slumber when Neal Breen threads the mini-mansion subdivisions and snow-blanketed fairways on his way to open shop.
Davos Billionaires: Oblivious to the Coming Revolution
Business  (tags: wealth, income inequality, economic injustice, trickle-down economics, revolution, backlash )

Freya
- 943 days ago - 4thmedia.org
You guys already own half the planet. Keep up the good work, getting richer, by the end of this century your family could be one of the world's 11 trillionaires predicted in the new Credit Suisse Global Wealth Report. Capitalism is the ticket to owning...
This Wealthy Mogul Thinks That Rising Income Inequality Is Fantastic, Celebratory Stat
Business  (tags: income inequality, greed, wealth, economic injustice )

Freya
- 945 days ago - dailykos.com
Millionaire investor and star of Shark Tank Kevin O'Leary believes income inequality serves a purpose. In fact, he believes income inequality is fantastic.
Incomes of Bottom 90 Percent Grew $59 in 40 Years
Business  (tags: Poverty, Income inequality, Wealth, Money, income, 1 percent, Business News )

Judy
- 1251 days ago - salon.com
During the same period, average income for the top 10 percent of Americans rose by $116,071
Our Banana Republic
Business  (tags: Banana Republic, Barack Obama, Bush Tax Cuts, CEO Pay, Congress, Democrats, Income Gap, Income Inequality, Nicholas Kristof, Poor, Republicans, Rich, Stimulus, Unemployment, Wages )

Judy
- 2120 days ago - nytimes.com
I regularly travel to banana republics notorious for their inequality. In some of these plutocracies, the richest 1% of the population gobbles up 20% of the national pie. But we now have it right here at home.The richest 1% now grab almost 24% of the pie
   

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