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Even the Rich Are Admitting That Inequality Is Bad for Business
Business  (tags: world, money, rich, inequality, business, hungry, sick, homeless, opportunity, wealth, power )

Darren
- 53 days ago - time.com
As the Gilded Age has been peaking, a number of the rich and their foundations have been helping the hungry, the sick, the homeless, the battered, the less educated and veterans in need of opportunity.
How the Ultra-Rich .01% Have Sucked Up Even More of America's Wealth Than You Think
Business  (tags: society, law, money, law, lies, politics, class warfare, inequality, economy, dishonesty, corporate )

Cal
- 63 days ago - alternet.org
An extensive analysis of economic conditions and government policy reveals that the need for significant systemic change is now a mathematical fact. Corruption, greed and economic inequality have reached a peak tipping point.
Robert Reich: How Increasing Numbers of Americans Are Saying 'No Deal' to Absurd Inequality
Business  (tags: inequality, economics )

Freya
- 204 days ago - alternet.org
Every year I ask my class on "Wealth and Poverty" to play a simple game. I have them split up into pairs, and imagine I'm giving one of them $1,000.
OP-ED: Why Widening Inequality Is Hobbling Equal Opportunity
Business  (tags: inequality, opportunity, usa, politics, society, economy, americans, consumers, news, ethics, labor )

Cal
- 258 days ago - alternet.org
America's savage inequality is the main reason equal opportunity is fading and poverty is growing.
Sordid Tale of Bob McDonnell Totally Explains Income Inequality
Business  (tags: wealth, inequality, Wall Street )

Freya
- 263 days ago - alternet.org
After the Wall Street crash, America's wealthiest 1 percent captured 95 percent of economic growth, while the bottom 90 percent got poorer.
The Wild and Cruel Gap Between Debtors and Creditors - Ralph Nader
Business  (tags: inequality, corporate vs. individual debtors, Fed's low interest rates, individuals' astronomical interest, outrageous fees, compulsory arbitration, student loans, CFPB, Elizabeth Warren )

Judy
- 314 days ago - nader.org
We hear almost daily about inequality of wealth, income and wages...but not much attention is given and not many marches and other protests are addressing the huge inequalities between creditors and debtors.
Make Sure the SEC Keeps Its Word on CEO Pay
Business  (tags: petitions, salaries, CEO, income, inequality )

Freya
- 355 days ago - action.sumofus.org
After years of delays, the SEC has just voted to enact a potentially game-changing provision of the Dodd-Frank Act on CEO compensation, and corporate America is fighting like mad to stop it.
Taxpayers Pad Military Contractor CEO Pockets
Business  (tags: boondoggle, CEO Pay, CEOs, F-22, F-35, general electric, Honeywell, Inequality, Jan Schakowsky, Lockheed Martin, Military Contractors, United Technologies )

Judy
- 416 days ago - commondreams.org
Would you believe me if I told you that your tax dollars are lining the pockets of some of the highest-paid CEOs? (Sadly, probably not.)
Ayn Rand USA: In 20 Years Corporate Profits Are Up 4X and Their Taxes Have Fallen By 50% -- Meanwhile the Workers' Payroll Tax H
Business  (tags: corporate, economy, politics, taxes, inequality, Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged )

Lynn
- 526 days ago - alternet.org
Ayn Rand's novel "Atlas Shrugged" fantasizes a world in which anti-government citizens reject taxes and regulations, and "stop the motor" by withdrawing themselves from the system of production. ... [but]... rejected taxes are shutting down productive people.
   

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