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Federal Contractors Must Receive Back Pay
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: shutdown, contractors, pay, wages, income, economic justice, petitions )

Freya
- 82 days ago - dailykos.com
As many as 580,000 federal contractors - including cafeteria workers, security guards, and IT consultants - are not expected to get back pay for the paychecks missed during Trump's 35-day government shutdown.
Protect Federal Workers From Trump's Shutdown
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: shutdown, workers, wages, income, petitions )

Freya
- 97 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Last week, Congress approved back pay for some federal workers, but it won't arrive until the shutdown ends. And there are also countless others - mostly low-wage employees of federal contractors - who got no help from Congress.
6 States Where Voters Could Push Democracy Forward in the Midterms
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: voting, elections, progressives, wages, income, jobs, taxes, law enforcement )

Freya
- 424 days ago - yesmagazine.org
From raising the minimum wage to enacting police reforms, here are ballot initiatives progressives should watch in 2018.
This Is What Plutocracy Looks Like
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: oligarchy, Trump regime, economic injustice, working class, jobs, income )

Freya
- 646 days ago - counterpunch.org
Mr. Trump is the quintessential plutocrat - a self-interested man of inherited means and limited life experience who stumbled upward through political economy engineered to benefit his class.
35 Mind-Blowing Facts About Inequality
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: income inequality, economic injustice, wealth, poverty, income, earnings, wages )

Freya
- 1376 days ago - alternet.org
While Hillary Clinton occasionally gives some lip service to the problem of extreme inequality, Bernie Sanders is the only candidate really hammering away at it.
Support House Bill 8 to Raise Georgia's Minimum Wage
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Georgia, wages, minimum wage, petitions, employment, income, workers )

Freya
- 1503 days ago - change.org
House Bill 8 is a proposed bill in the 2015 Georgia General Assembly that will ensure that workers will receive a livable wage by raising the state minimum wage to $15/hour effective January 1, 2016.
Are We Better Off Than We Were 40 Years Ago?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: income, economic inequality, social inequality, GDP, housing, education, gender, employment, health care, civil rights, politics, usa )

Lynn
- 1577 days ago - commondreams.org
... Ronald Reagan ... asked, "Are you better off than you were four years ago?" ... we might well echo Reagan's question: Are you better off than you were forty years ago? ... [are] we as a society are better off that we were forty years ago.
Wealth and Inequality in America - 15 Facts
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: economy, inequality, wealth, income, wealth distribution, social mobility, tax )

Kit
- 3082 days ago - businessinsider.com
The gap between the top 1% and everyone else hasn't been this bad since the Roaring 20's... poor Americans have a SLIM CHANCE of rising to the upper middle class..income tax is getting lower and lower for the rich...
The Nation's Talent Is Concentrated in The Top 1% of the Population
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: income, inequity, disparity, wealth, distribution, IRS, bush, skills, gaps, poor, class, worsening, fortunes )

Sam
- 4212 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The richest one percent of Americans earned a postwar record of 21.2 percent of all income in 2005, reflecting a widening income disparity among different classes in the nation, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing new IRS data.
   

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