Blog Posts - Income Inequality



AMERICA WAS BUILT ON ANARCHY-SIGNING PETITIONS WILL NOT “STOP TYRANNY”

AMERICA WAS BUILT ON ANARCHY-SIGNING PETITIONS WILL NOT “STOP TYRANNY” AMERICA NEEDS TO PUT DOWN THEIR LAPTOPS, DESKTOPS, PENS AND PENCILS AND GRAB A GUN STOP BEING PACIFISTS AND BECOME ACTIVISTS WHO BELIEVE IN ANARCHY FOR REAL PEOPLE HER...
by The Politics of Everything on Dec 4, 2016

MIDDLE CLASS BLUES - As if Americans Didn't Already Know, IMF Report

"Sobering IMF report on U.S. economy cites dwindling middle class, growing income equality" PBS NewsHour 6/22/2016ExcerptSUMMARY:  A new outlook issued Wednesday by the International Monetary Fund drew some startling conclusions about the U.S. e...
by Mage Soapbox on Jun 27, 2016

WHAT BREXIT MEANS TO UK CAREGIVERS AND WHY POLICY MATTERS EVERYWHERE

News feeds are awash in stories of the BREXIT referendum debacle in the UK.  Weak and deceitful campaigns on both sides of the argument about whether to leave the European Union or not resulted in a surprise victory by the 'Leavers', prompting t...

RACE MATTERS - Urban League's 40th Annual Report

"Urban League calls for $1 trillion ‘Marshall Plan’ to address persistent disparities between the races" PBS NewsHour 5/17/2016ExcerptSUMMARY:  The title of the Urban League’s 40th annual "State of Black America" report is as stark as some...
by Mage Soapbox on May 23, 2016

INEQUALITY IN AMERICA - Middle Class

"There's less middle in the middle class as income inequality grows, Pew analysis finds" PBS NewsHour 5/12/2016ExcerptSUMMARY:  The middle class has taken center stage in this election cycle, and it turns out there are increasingly fewer America...
by Mage Soapbox on May 16, 2016

ESSAY- Low-Income Student Incentives for College?

"What can motivate low-income high school kids to apply to college?" PBS NewsHour 3/18/2016COMMENT:   Considering the debt for college a high school student need NOT go directly to a college or can go to a 2yr community college first.  It i...
by Mage Soapbox on Mar 21, 2016

Fewer Crowds, Fewer Dollars, Fewer Freedoms in 2015

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by Urban Survival Resources on Nov 30, 2015

Jeremy Grantham Identifies 10 ‘Potential Threats To Our Well-Being’

Jeremy Grantham, the British-born investment strategist and founder/former chairman of Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo & Co. (oversees $117 billion in client assets as of June 30, 2015), just released his latest investment letter on the GMO website...
by Survival And Prosperity on Aug 4, 2015

Most Americans’ Incomes Fell Last Year, Except For Highest Earners

by Survival And Prosperity on Apr 6, 2015

5 Quick Political Facts for Today (2/25/15)

A little bit of good news and a lot of bad… Nearly 80% of the voters in Chicago supported publicly financed campaigns.  When put to a public vote, this issue leaves little doubt where many stand on the idea that speech is money and where it be...
by Sparking the Left on Feb 25, 2015

5 Quick Political Facts for Today (2/19/15)

Lies and income inequality, oh my! Israel is lying about the West’s negotiations with Iran.  Not exactly shocking but this sums it up nicely: (U.S.) State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki confirmed that there was a “selective sharingR...
by Sparking the Left on Feb 19, 2015

Income inequality worldwide: Bad and getting worse

There is a sobering new report from Oxfam about income inequality worldwide. Some lowlights:The richest 1 percent of the world's population currently controls 48 percent of the world's total wealth.If trends continue, Oxfam predicts that the most aff...
by That's Going Too Far! on Jan 19, 2015

Americans don’t have a clue about income inequality

There’s an interesting and disturbing article in today’s Salon on income inequality in America. A recent study found that the United States has by far the largest gap in income inequality in the developed world. The current gap in this country be...
by That's Going Too Far! on Nov 18, 2014

Income Inequality Means: We Get What We Pay For!

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by Weird Wally's Worldview on Nov 14, 2014

Since Obama Has Taken Office, Only The Richest 10% Got Paid! How’s That Sound America?

UNDER OBAMA, ONLY RICHEST 10 PERCENT SAW INCOMES RISE “Shares of income and wealth held by affluent families are at modern historically high levels”   By Jennifer Pompi – The Washington Times – Thursday, September 4, 2014 Und...
by Ct Patriots Blog on Sep 6, 2014

Is There Capitalism After Cronyism?

Judging by the mainstream media, the most pressing problems facing capitalism are: 1) income inequality, the basis of Thomas Piketty’s bestseller Capital in the Twenty-First Century, and 2) the failure of laissez-faire markets to regulate their e...
by The Liberty Voice on Aug 30, 2014

Letter From India: Setting a High Bar for Poverty in India

A new definition of poverty set out in a report shows the percentage of Indians living in abject poverty as falling.
by Eastasianews on Jul 9, 2014

Rich Kids, Plutonomy, and Income Inequality in the 21st Century

The spoils of income inequality On July 13, 2012, a Tumblr blog by the name of “Rich Kids of Instagram” started sharing public Instagram photos from the rich and sometimes famous. Every picture showed how the wealthiest enjoyed spending t...
by Frugaling on May 30, 2014

The 5-Minute Guide To Thomas Piketty’s Capital In The Twenty-First Century

Everyone is talking about Capital in the Twenty-First Century, but few people have read it. In fact, I was watching Real Time with Bill Maher the other day, and the entire panel was debating the virtues of the book – then they admitted no on...
by Frugaling on May 25, 2014

NYC THE PLAYGROUND OF THE RICH & FAMOUS – INCOME INEQUALITY

BROOKLYN is now too expensive for people to live unless you live in section 8 apartment or are rich you are out of luck in any borough but the Bronx or Staten Island – who wants to live there! Yuk! … Continue reading →...
by Bonjukianpatten.com on Apr 25, 2014


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