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The Billionaire Mayor’s 1 Percent City - COLORLINES

The Billionaire Mayor’s 1 Percent City - COLORLINES | Inequality | Scoop.it
The economic policies of outgoing New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg are a study in how to create racial and economic inequity.
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Who Benefits from Ignoring Poverty and Race?

Who Benefits from Ignoring Poverty and Race? | Inequality | Scoop.it
In his spring 2013 commencement address at Morehouse College, Barack Obama offered a compelling message: Obama said he was lucky to have his mother and grandparents, who raised him, and said that u...
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The Challenging Future of the U.S. Labor Movement and link to rise in inequality

The Challenging Future of the U.S. Labor Movement and link to rise in inequality | Inequality | Scoop.it
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3 Things We Need To Stop Saying About Poverty

3 Things We Need To Stop Saying About Poverty | Inequality | Scoop.it
There's a common myth that people are forced into poverty because they squander their money on consumer goods. The fact is that it's harder to buy food, heat your home and put clothes on your children's backs than it used to be.
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Potential and Limits of Social and Solidarity Economy (Event Brief) | Publications | UNRISD

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Did Honduras Factory Workers Choose To Wear Diapers? Extreme Working Conditions Make Immigrant Workers Feel They Need to Save Time

Did Honduras Factory Workers Choose To Wear Diapers? Extreme Working Conditions Make Immigrant Workers Feel They Need to Save Time | Inequality | Scoop.it
Did the Honduras Factory workers choose to wear diapers?
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the post-slum 》Welcome to Dharavi Inc. - Ecology - India - supposedly startup central

the post-slum 》Welcome to Dharavi Inc. - Ecology - India - supposedly startup central | Inequality | Scoop.it
As Indian cities swell in density, Mumbai's megaslum, Dharavi, an ever-evolving, thriving ecosystem of micro-economies could be an important model for urban planners.
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California Prison Actually Offers Inmates 'Quieter' Stay For Cash

California Prison Actually Offers Inmates 'Quieter' Stay For Cash | Inequality | Scoop.it
Some prisoners at one California jail will now have the option to pay their way into a more comfortable stay, community news source the Argus reports.
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College Graduates Fare Well in Jobs Market, Even Through Recession

College Graduates Fare Well in Jobs Market, Even Through Recession | Inequality | Scoop.it
College graduates are the only group that has more people employed today than when the recession started.
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Why American Colleges Are Becoming a Force for Inequality

Why American Colleges Are Becoming a Force for Inequality | Inequality | Scoop.it
Higher education should be closing the gap between the rich and the poor. But college economics are driving them further apart
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Hong Kong's human battery hens: Claustrophobic images show how slum families squeeze their lives into the tiniest apartments

Hong Kong's human battery hens: Claustrophobic images show how slum families squeeze their lives into the tiniest apartments | Inequality | Scoop.it
These bird's-eye images have been taken by the Hong Kong-based Society for Community Organisation in a bid to document the plight of the city's most underprivileged people.
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Ask the White Guy: How Wealthy Whites Get the Most Affirmative Action

Ask the White Guy: How Wealthy Whites Get the Most Affirmative Action | Inequality | Scoop.it
You’re naïve if you don’t think the most successful form of affirmative action is for wealthy white people. Take a look at the Ivy League.
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‘An Uncertain Glory,’ by Jean Drèze and Amartya Sen

‘An Uncertain Glory,’ by Jean Drèze and Amartya Sen | Inequality | Scoop.it
Despite its vaunted success, the country has failed to meet the basic needs of many of its people.
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Zero-hours contracts: 'you have to be careful not to upset the wrong person'

Zero-hours contracts: 'you have to be careful not to upset the wrong person' | Inequality | Scoop.it
Care worker Isabel earns just over the minimum wage doing up to 80-hour weeks with no job security
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No minimum wage for some workers with disabilities? [Infographic] | Al Jazeera America

No minimum wage for some workers with disabilities? [Infographic] | Al Jazeera America | Inequality | Scoop.it
Why is it legal to pay workers with disabilities less than the federal minimum wage? Our infographic explores the issue.
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Britain 2013: children of poor families are still left behind

Britain 2013: children of poor families are still left behind | Inequality | Scoop.it
More than four decades ago a groundbreaking report highlighted the extent of child poverty in Britain. Since then things have only got worse
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How Germany Beats The Youth Unemployment Trap (Apprenticeships)

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Did Honduras Factory Workers Choose To Wear Diapers? Extreme Working Conditions Make Immigrant Workers Feel They Need to Save Time : Latin Times

Did Honduras Factory Workers Choose To Wear Diapers? Extreme Working Conditions Make Immigrant Workers Feel They Need to Save Time : Latin Times | Inequality | Scoop.it
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#education #inequality 》》Made in America: Segregation by Design

#education #inequality 》》Made in America: Segregation by Design | Inequality | Scoop.it
"The woman in the gold bracelets tells her friend:," begins a poem by Barbara Kingsolver from her collection Another America/Otra America. A careful reading notices "gold bracelets," suggesting mor...
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'Crack baby' study ends with unexpected but clear result

'Crack baby' study ends with unexpected but clear result | Inequality | Scoop.it
Jaimee Drakewood hurried in from the rain, eager to get to her final appointment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Ever since her birth 23 years ago, a team of researchers has been tracking...
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One British household in 10 has £1m assets

One British household in 10 has £1m assets | Inequality | Scoop.it
UK now has around 2.5m millionaire households, boosted by pensions and house prices, according to new book
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