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One-Third Of All Americans Don’t Make Enough Money To Even Cover The Basic Necessities

One-Third Of All Americans Don’t Make Enough Money To Even Cover The Basic Necessities | Economic Inequality: Daily News | Scoop.it
Do you remember the days when it seemed like almost everyone in America was middle class? Unfortunately, those days are long gone and the grinding down of the
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Venezuela, A Failing State

Venezuela, A Failing State | Economic Inequality: Daily News | Scoop.it
Once the richest country in South America, it now has the world’s highest inflation rate and is plagued by hunger and violent crime. How did this happen?
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Battle brewing for DNC leadership

Battle brewing for DNC leadership | Economic Inequality: Daily News | Scoop.it
As Democrats reel in the wake of Donald Trump's stunning victory, a new storm is brewing inside the party as competing factions begin to grapple for its leadership.
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We, the Plutocrats vs. We, the People - BillMoyers.com

We, the Plutocrats vs. We, the People - BillMoyers.com | Economic Inequality: Daily News | Scoop.it
Bill Moyers writes that "we, the people" must fight for the soul and survival of American democracy.
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Cry Me a River, Aetna - BillMoyers.com

Cry Me a River, Aetna - BillMoyers.com | Economic Inequality: Daily News | Scoop.it
You might be thinking, based on what insurance company CEOs have been saying over the past few weeks, that carriers are awash in red ink because of Obamacare and would surely go bust if they had to keep paying the medical claims of their Obamacare customers for even one more year. You might even be shedding a tear or two for their poor shareholders. Here, for example, is the grim news Aetna’s CEO, Mark Bertolini, delivered to Wall Street financial analysts a few days ago. Continue reading
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Drugs and Privilege: Big Business, Congress and the EpiPen - BillMoyers.com

Drugs and Privilege: Big Business, Congress and the EpiPen - BillMoyers.com | Economic Inequality: Daily News | Scoop.it
Cash and carry has become nothing more than standard operating procedure in politics and government, and it’s wrecking the republic. The whole system is rotten to the core, corrupted by big business and special interests from the seventh son to the seventh son. Continue reading
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Paul Krugman shoots down conservative excuses for letting beaches and train lines rot

Paul Krugman shoots down conservative excuses for letting beaches and train lines rot | Economic Inequality: Daily News | Scoop.it
RT @ZaibatsuNews: Paul Krugman shoots down conservative excuses for letting beaches and train lines rot https://t.co/nBHJYbsWGH https://t.c
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Housing official in Silicon Valley resigns because she can't afford to live there

Housing official in Silicon Valley resigns because she can't afford to live there | Economic Inequality: Daily News | Scoop.it
Even the lawyer and her software engineer husband can’t buy a home in the area due to the intensifying housing crunch that the tech boom has exacerbated
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The Despair of Poor White Americans

The Despair of Poor White Americans | Economic Inequality: Daily News | Scoop.it
Poor white Americans’ current crisis shouldn’t have caught the rest of the country as off guard as it has.
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In Hamptons, the Rich and Those Who Serve Them See Two Elections

In Hamptons, the Rich and Those Who Serve Them See Two Elections | Economic Inequality: Daily News | Scoop.it
The presidential race pervades the cocktail parties of the wealthy who visit the Hamptons, the summer haven of Manhattan’s rich, and the workplaces of the permanent residents who serve them. The conversations rarely overlap.
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Society Is Failing Our Families: Sister Simone Campbell on Inequality, Donald Trump & Women's Health

Society Is Failing Our Families: Sister Simone Campbell on Inequality, Donald Trump & Women's Health | Economic Inequality: Daily News | Scoop.it
Last week in Philadelphia, a caravan of Nuns on the Bus pulled up to the Democratic National Convention after visiting 13 states, where they hosted conversations with ordinary Americans on both sides of the political spectrum in an effort to bridge...
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New York Fed warns of troubling consequence of rising student loan debt

New York Fed warns of troubling consequence of rising student loan debt | Economic Inequality: Daily News | Scoop.it
Student debt may be contributing to wealth inequality
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'My frustration with educational inequality has pushed me to quit teaching'

'My frustration with educational inequality has pushed me to quit teaching' | Economic Inequality: Daily News | Scoop.it
A pupil's ability to access opportunities shouldn't depend on the depth of their parents’ pockets, writes a former 'Tough Young Teacher'. That's why I am leaving the classroom to address this gap
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Here are 25 progressive reforms Hillary Clinton promised to work toward if elected president

Here are 25 progressive reforms Hillary Clinton promised to work toward if elected president | Economic Inequality: Daily News | Scoop.it
RT @azmoderate: Here are 25 progressive reforms Hillary Clinton promised to work toward if elected president https://t.co/6kj0Zo2AF0
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The Latest: Priebus tapped as White House chief of staff

The Latest: Priebus tapped as White House chief of staff | Economic Inequality: Daily News | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump's win in the U.S. election (all times local): 4:30 p.m. President-elect Donald Trump has chose
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Obamacare under President Trump: What happens next?

Obamacare under President Trump: What happens next? | Economic Inequality: Daily News | Scoop.it
Donald Trump could probably repeal certain provisions of Obamacare, but it's unlikely he'd jettison the entire law immediately, experts say.
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Yet Another Depravity of the Trump Campaign - BillMoyers.com

Yet Another Depravity of the Trump Campaign - BillMoyers.com | Economic Inequality: Daily News | Scoop.it
One of the depravities that follows from Donald Trump’s efforts to convince America to take him seriously is that those depravities demand so much attention. A huge price is being paid for all the space and time devoted to the necessary exposés. Continue reading
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How Billionaire Trump Is Missing Greener Pastures - BillMoyers.com

How Billionaire Trump Is Missing Greener Pastures - BillMoyers.com | Economic Inequality: Daily News | Scoop.it
Considering how much he brags about his business acumen, shouldn’t Donald Trump do a better job of keeping up with economic trends? The “great” America he pines for preceded the advent of today’s globalized information age and the automation that rendered steelmaking a largely worker-free endeavor. Likewise, the Republican presidential nominee’s fossil-fueled ambitions make no sense in light of what’s up with energy and its tremendous labor consequences: The oil, gas and coal industries are heading toward obsolescence as green energy booms. Continue reading
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Joseph Stiglitz on why young people are angry

Joseph Stiglitz on why young people are angry | Economic Inequality: Daily News | Scoop.it
Intergenerational inequality is on the rise, explains 2001 Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz.
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How the World Bank’s biggest critic became its president | Andrew Rice

How the World Bank’s biggest critic became its president | Andrew Rice | Economic Inequality: Daily News | Scoop.it
The Long Read: After years of working with the poor, Jim Yong Kim thought he could lead the World Bank to fight global suffering. Then the organisation turned against him
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In rebuttal to Trump’s economic speech, Clinton to accuse him of trying to help himself

In rebuttal to Trump’s economic speech, Clinton to accuse him of trying to help himself | Economic Inequality: Daily News | Scoop.it
The Democratic nominee will argue that she is focused on helping the middle class.
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When Parks Were Radical

When Parks Were Radical | Economic Inequality: Daily News | Scoop.it
More than 150 years ago, Frederick Law Olmstead changed how Americans think about public space.
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Salon.com: Clinton's progressive solutions to poverty ring hollow and incredibly out of touch

Salon.com: Clinton's progressive solutions to poverty ring hollow and incredibly out of touch | Economic Inequality: Daily News | Scoop.it

Why Clinton's progressive solutions to poverty ring hollow and incredibly out of touch

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The Cheapest Generation

The Cheapest Generation | Economic Inequality: Daily News | Scoop.it
Why Millennials aren’t buying cars or houses, and what that means for the economy
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Millennial Voters Like Trump Less Than Lord Voldemort - But They Don't Like Hillary Either

Millennial Voters Like Trump Less Than Lord Voldemort - But They Don't Like Hillary Either | Economic Inequality: Daily News | Scoop.it
Hillary Clinton has 100 days to build a winning coalition to defeat Donald Trump for the presidency.
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