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After Failing to Prosecute Bankers, Obama Cashes In With Wall Street Speeches
Business  (tags: Economy, U.S., Barack Obama, Wall Street, Inequality, Corporate Power )

Judy
- 31 days ago - commondreams.org
The former president is reportedly raking in $400,000 per speech to massive financial firms.
Works Six Days a Week At Fast Food And Still Homeless
Business  (tags: economic slavery, low wages, fast food worker, homeless, inequality )

Dandelion
- 57 days ago - theguardian.com
Economic slavery wage so low that it is insufficient to pay rent, utilities, food and child care. Health care offered but the cost of premiums so high it would leave almost no wage for rent, no vacations, no sick time, just work around the clock.
Economic Update Addiction Capitalism and 12 Steps   video
Business  (tags: Harriet Fraad, Richard Wolff, capitalism, addiction, economics, unstable system, inequality, austerity )

Dandelion
- 95 days ago - youtube.com
If your eyes glaze over when economics is brought up - fear not this man is for you. For any of us. He explains this so simple.
Ultra Rich Mans Letter To My Fellow Filthy Rich Americans The Pitchforks Are Coming
Business  (tags: pitchforks, NICK HANAUER, inequality, shrinking middle class, unregulated economy, crash, gated communities )

Dandelion
- 106 days ago - topinfopost.com
If we do not do something to fix the glaring inequities in this economy, the pitchforks are going to come for us. No society can sustain this kind of rising inequality.
United Airlines Shows How Inequality Is Putting the Squeeze on Customer Service
Business  (tags: customer service, airlines, economic injustice, inequality )

Freya
- 185 days ago - theweek.com
Treatment of customers is increasingly stratified by class: Well-off individuals with money to burn get pampered, while the vast majority of Americans are treated like dirt.
The Time For A Living Wage Is NOW!   video
Business  (tags: living wage, 99%, 1%, inequality, wages, poverty wages )

Dandelion
- 234 days ago - youtube.com
51% of Americans who work makes $30K or less per year. They discuss why we got Trump rather than Hillary also placing the blame on the powerless.
After Trumps Victory Market Adds Billions To Warren Buffetts Net Worth
Business  (tags: Warren Buffett, stocks, wealthier, Trump Administration, rich get richer, Clinton supporter, inequality )

Dandelion
- 236 days ago - time.com
Although Warren Buffett was a Hillary Clinton supporter he has done well under the Trump Administration he made 6 billion dollars in the first weeks after Trump was elected. His wealth continues to rise where he is now the 3rd richest person in the world
Fracking Executive Says Rich Neighborhoods Safe From Drill Sites
Business  (tags: Climate, Rights, U.S., Fracking, Pennsylvania, Environment, Human Rights, Corporate Power, Inequality )

Judy
- 544 days ago - commondreams.org
At a closed-door seminar earlier this month, Range Resources official says drilling companies avoid 'big houses' of wealthy and influential people.
Three Middle-Class-Killing Industries for 2016
Business  (tags: Economy, U.S., Workers, Inequality, Corporate Power )

Judy
- 654 days ago - commondreams.org
Choosing the leading job-killing industry is a difficult task with so many candidates. But technology, pharmaceuticals, and the "sharing economy" are clearly in the running.
Forget the Market Plunge. This Year, the Global People Plunge Continues
Business  (tags: World, Economy, Robert Reich, Joseph Stiglitz, Inequality, Capitalism, China )

Judy
- 654 days ago - commondreams.org
Though global stocks peformed gymnastics on Monday, the real problem remains this for working- and middle-class people: The economy is rigged.
'Justice Is Not For Sale': Sanders Leads Charge Against For-Profit Prisons
Business  (tags: Economy, Rights, U.S., Bernie Sanders, Prisons, Justice System, Race, Inequality, Corporate Power, Keith Ellison, US Congress, US Senate, US House )

Judy
- 763 days ago - commondreams.org
'We have got to end the private prison racket in America,' said Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Thursday.
Hedge Fund Billionaires Vs. Kindergarten Teachers: Whose Side Are You on? - TAKE ACTION!
Business  (tags: hedge fund managers, billionnaires, carried interest, tax loophole, tax avoidance, education, kindegarten teachers, inequality, buying elections, revolving door. petition )

Judy
- 763 days ago - bravenewfilms.org
Please sign! We are calling on all 2016 presidential candidates to commit to closing the carried interest loophole within their first 100 days of office.
How United Airlines' Rapacious, Scandal-Ridden CEO Screwed Over His Own Company
Business  (tags: U.S., corporations, inequality, Jeff Smisek, United Airlines, Continental Airlines, wage stagnation, stock buybacks, CEO pay, value creation, value extraction )

Judy
- 764 days ago - inthesetimes.com
CEOs like Smisek began sucking the financial lifeblood out of corporations in the 1970s. How exactly do these guys enrich themselves and shareholders at the expense of their own workers and customers?
 

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