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Middle Class Contracted in U.S. Over 2 Decades, Study Finds

Middle Class Contracted in U.S. Over 2 Decades, Study Finds

U.S. Steel’s Granite City Works in Illinois in 2015, shortly before the plant was idled. Some displaced employees found new work, but often it paid much less than their jobs at the mill had, forcing
Middle Class Contracted in U.S. Over 2 Decades, Study Finds

Middle Class Contracted in U.S. Over 2 Decades, Study Finds

U.S. Steel’s Granite City Works in Illinois in 2015, shortly before the plant was idled. Some displaced employees found new work, but often it paid much less than their jobs at the mill had, forcing
Equality in Japan: is this vision of a fairer society too good to be true?

Equality in Japan: is this vision of a fairer society too good to be true?

With its modestly paid bosses and impressive health statistics, Japan is widely hailed as the most equal major economy in the world. But, reports Justin McCurry, this edifice of egalitarianism is
After Fyre Festival Debacle, Twitter Seethes With Vicious Attacks On The Wealthy

After Fyre Festival Debacle, Twitter Seethes With Vicious Attacks On The Wealthy

Commentators seem to be enjoying elite partygoers' struggles.
After Fyre Festival Debacle, Twitter Seethes With Vicious Attacks On The Wealthy

After Fyre Festival Debacle, Twitter Seethes With Vicious Attacks On The Wealthy

Commentators seem to be enjoying elite partygoers' struggles.
The higher the inequality, the more likely we are to move away from democracy

The higher the inequality, the more likely we are to move away from democracy

In every political system, the rich tend to hold more power – but the relationship between politics, economics and inequality is complex. To better understand these critical issues, we must look to
Key Takeaways From a Report on Racial Gaps

Key Takeaways From a Report on Racial Gaps

President Barack Obama delivered his farewell address in Chicago on Jan. 10. The National Urban League warned that gains in racial equality made under his tenure were threatened by President Trump and
Puerto Rico Files for Bankruptcy the Day After Trump Admin Brags About Blocking Funds

Puerto Rico Files for Bankruptcy the Day After Trump Admin Brags About Blocking Funds

After a day of sometimes violent demonstrations in San Juan protesting austerity measures and government handling of the debt crisis, Puerto Rico governor Ricardo Rosselló, announced Wednesday morning
Is Your City Being Sold Off to Global Elites?

Is Your City Being Sold Off to Global Elites?

"See the little pair of shoes?" Kerry Starchuk brings her minivan to a halt before a sprawling manse with antebellum columns and a cast-iron fence and points to the front door. Sure enough, next to

John Oliver’s secret life as a penthouse-dwelling millionaire

"That comes out to a property tax rate of roughly 0.25 percent..." The post John Oliver’s secret life as a penthouse-dwelling millionaire appeared first on Hot Air.
In South Korea, New President Faces a Tangle of Economic Problems

In South Korea, New President Faces a Tangle of Economic Problems

Students at Yonsei University in Seoul. Many undergraduates say they worry about their prospects in a country plagued by corruption, household debt and other economic problems.
In South Korea, New President Faces a Tangle of Economic Problems

In South Korea, New President Faces a Tangle of Economic Problems

Students at Yonsei University in Seoul. Many undergraduates say they worry about their prospects in a country plagued by corruption, household debt and other economic problems.
The study that shows life is a lot more unequal than you (probably) think

The study that shows life is a lot more unequal than you (probably) think

Voters, take note: a World Bank survey of Indonesian households suggests people have a strong tendency to underestimate the extent of inequality – and it reveals how this can affect their political
The Mystery of What Millennials Really Want Is Solved at Last

The Mystery of What Millennials Really Want Is Solved at Last

A single conversation over a couple of beers reveals the prosaic truth: decent pay and benefits, a lot like their parents had.
You Won't Believe the Pay Difference Between College Educated Men and Women

You Won't Believe the Pay Difference Between College Educated Men and Women

Researchers examined Census data to discover some major discrepancies.