Economic Inequality

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" Tachell and Bonsall say living in Syringa has been a blessing — but over the years, it has also become a curse. Since the Read More

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"Slightly more than half of Americans (about 50.1 percent) either live in a lower-class household (roughly 29 percent) or an upper-class household (about 21 percent) Read More

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" In other words, diets do not just strain bandwidth because they leave us hungry. they have psychological, not just physiological, effects. The basic insight Read More

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" If you’re in the taxi or limousine business, Uber and Lyft are your worst nightmare. These companies have emerged almost overnight to become major Read More

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" Life has become busier. Somehow there seems to be less time in the day, although days remain indisputable twenty-four hours long. In truth, time isn’t vanishing Read More

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" Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently earned well-deserved praise for his efforts to secure a $15-an-hour minimum wage for fast-food workers in New York. No another Read More

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" Does welfare corrupt the poor? Few ideas are so deeply ingrained in the American popular imagination as the belief that government aid for poor Read More

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https://www.nytimes.com/2015/01/11/business/art-collectors-gain-tax-benefits-from-private-museums.html Read More

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" The ubiquitous promotion of charitable activity is a big reason why Value Village’s corporate parent, Savers, Inc., does more than $1.2 billion in business Read More

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"consumer lending firms that focus on borrowers with weak credit have done surprisingly well in the last few years. Many survived the financial crisis of Read More

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"The online attack on Sony Picture Entertainment in the fall that federal authorities linked to the North Korean government raised alarm bells about the hacking Read More

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Three months ago, Mr. Price, 31, announced he was setting a new minimum salary of $70,000 at his Seattle credit card processing firm, Gravity Payments Read More

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" Most auto dealer profits are made not by selling cars but by making auto loans that often contain hidden finance charges ad other essentially Read More

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"You know corporate personhood has gone too far when companies start complaining about their hurt feelings. The charge of “bullying” was once mainly restricted to Read More

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" The federal government awards billions of dollars in contracts each year to companies that routinely violate safety, health and wage regulations, according to a Read More

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" With the trading desks of investment banks cut to the bone, the ability to pin a fat fee on a fast-growing pile of assets Read More

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" Labor advocates, however, have since charged that the new union was really a stalking-horse for industry, not a champion for laborers, many of whom Read More

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"U.S. companies must pay U.S. corporate taxes on the income they earn around the world. They can get tax credits for payments to foreign governments Read More

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"Nearly 1 in 5 Americans is now officially classified as poor. This fact naturally raises a question: Where are the religious leaders whose scriptures tell Read More

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" When nonbanker coin flippers were reminded of how they spent their time as professionals or as students, they showed no change in their tendency Read More

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Since the early 2000s, many managers of public pensions (i.e. retirement funds for state employees like teachers and firefighters) have turned to hedge funds "to Read More

Categories:  'Economic Inequality'   'Racial Inequality'  

By inserting an arbitration clause into all kinds of contracts, corporations have found a way to “circumvent the courts and bar people from joining together in Read More

Categories:  'Economic Inequality'   'Health Care - The Effects of Lacking Coverage'   'Racial Inequality'  

In 2014, the first year in which the Affordable Care Act (or Obamacare) was implemented, “33 million Americans, 10.4 percent of the U.S. population, … Read More

Categories:  'Economic Inequality'   'Health Care - The Effects of Lacking Coverage'  

As the financial industry takes over pharmaceutical companies, the patents of medicines have become just another opportunity for profit. And while new pharmaceutical-finance companies, with Read More

Categories:  'Economic Inequality'   'Education as an Economic Issue'  

As more and more students are encouraged to attend college, almost sixty percent of Americans attend college, but more than a quarter of students who Read More

Categories:  'Economic Inequality'   'Gender Inequality'   'Racial Inequality'  

Class, gender, and racial clues on the resumes of job applicants are used to make arbitrary decisions – which have discriminatory effects. Harvard Business School studies Read More

Categories:  'Economic Inequality'   'Education as an Economic Issue'  

America's elite colleges present an image of meritocracy, but continue to cater to the wealthiest Americans. A new study, based on millions of anonymous tax records, shows Read More