Tags » Wealth Inequality

Economist Dr. Ravi Batra.

by Jerry Alatalo

rom 1945 until 1980 and the election of Ronald Reagan as President of the United States, there was balance between the nation’s productivity increase and wage increases. 449 more words

Earth Matters

Building Housing For The Rich Not The Poor

The Great Recession changed housing. Millions in the US have decided to rent instead of buy. Corporations bought many of the houses near the bottom of the market. 81 more words

Finance

TPP And TTIP: Insurance Policies For World's Billionaires.

by Jerry Alatalo

enator Barbara Boxer of California describes how she went to read the TransPacific Partnership, was instructed she must turn over her electronics to the guard there, that she couldn’t take notes – or if she did take notes, she’d have to give them to the guard before leaving, while aware telling her constituents about the deal was a… 547 more words

Earth Matters

​Inequality Street: UK most unequal country in EU, worse than US

​Inequality Street: UK most unequal country in EU, worse than US — RT UK.

RT News

May 19, 2015

Reuters / Toby Melville

Britain has been labeled the “European capital of inequality” after a report found it is the most unequal country in the EU, and worse than even the United States. 525 more words

Activism

Damaging Fossil Fuel Subsidies

Renewable energy’s success is sometimes besmirched by the impact of subsidies. Fossil fuels also get subsidies, and they have increased to the point that even the IMF is worried about the impact. 108 more words

Energy