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 2018-01-22 19:54 

KXAS-TV NBC Fort Worth

World's Top 1 Percent Holds 82 Percent of the Wealth: Report...

Over 80 percent of the world's wealth is owned by the richest 1 percent of the world's population, widening the economic inequality gap, according to an Oxfam report released Monday.The charity Oxfam,... Photo Credit: Getty Images/Mark Wilson, Fil...

 2018-01-22 19:18 

NBC Connecticut

"World's Richest 1% Get 82% of the Wealth," Oxfam Says...

Over 80 percent of the world's wealth lands in the pockets of the the wealthiest one percent of the world populations and the economic inequality gap continues to widen, an Oxfam report released Monday......

 2018-01-22 19:18 

NBC San Diego

"World's Richest 1% Get 82% of the Wealth," Oxfam Says...

Over 80 percent of the world's wealth lands in the pockets of the the wealthiest one percent of the world populations and the economic inequality gap continues to widen, an Oxfam report released Monday... Photo Credit: Getty Images/Mark Wilson...

 2018-01-22 19:18 

NBC New York

"World's Richest 1% Get 82% of the Wealth," Oxfam Says...

Over 80 percent of the world's wealth lands in the pockets of the the wealthiest one percent of the world populations and the economic inequality gap continues to widen, an Oxfam report released Monday... Photo Credit: Getty Images/Mark Wilson...

 2018-01-22 11:32 

The Independent

Oxfam is right to highlight global economic inequality despite the brickbats thrown by its critics...

The backlash against Oxfam's annual attack on global inequality ahead of the opening of the World Economic Forum in Davos was underway almost as soon as the charity's press release had landed. Oxfam's claim this year is that the gap between th...

 2018-01-19 18:00 

USA Today

[ Business ]

Economic inequality: The worst states for Hispanics and Latinos...

24/7 Wall St. reviewed a range of data related to income, homeownership, education, and incarceration to identify the worst states for Hispanics and Latinos....

 2018-01-17 20:20 

VentureBeat

Community-led R&D can power job growth in small-town America...

Over the past few years, economic inequality has become a topic of focus for economists, politicians, and leaders of industry. Tech titans are starting to discuss concepts like the future of capitalism, universal basic income, and wealth redistribution as...

 2018-01-16 03:40 

WACH

[ Columbia, SC ]

Congressman Jim Clyburn remembers pivotal moment with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr....

Denmark, S.C. (WACH) -- Congressman James Clyburn hosted a town hall meeting at the Denmark Technical College Monday evening.The meeting was set to be a teach-in on economic inequality, a subject Dr. King spoke on during his legacy during the Civil Rights...

 2018-01-15 11:47 

Salon

Inside Martin Luther King Jr.'s final, radical year...

King's outspoken opposition to the Vietnam War and to economic inequality made him a target...

 2018-01-13 03:30 

Daily Kos

Hotel-style jails offer rich people a whole separate form of 'justice'...

Today in "Disgusting Symptoms of Sky-High Economic Inequality" ... special jails for rich people. Alternet's Kari Holloway reports on this Southern California phenomenon : The price to stay in one of these city jails can run the gamut from $25...

 2018-01-11 18:39 

The Tampa Tribune

Column: Massive new data set suggests economic inequality is about to get even worse....

The "endless inegalitarian spiral" may be coming for us sooner than we think. In his bestselling 2014 book Capital in the Twenty-First Century, French economist Thomas Piketty warned that if the already rich were able to accumulate wealth faster t...

 2018-01-06 00:44 

Star Tribune

Mayor Frey promises to act on economic inequality on North Side...

So far, there are few details. The new Minneapolis mayor said his office is ...

 2018-01-05 13:35 

Cato Institute

Angus Deaton Inadvertently Shows Why We Shouldn't Care about Economic Inequality Stats...

Ryan Bourne When the Pope tweeted in 2014 that "Inequality is the rootof social evil," his stock rose with egalitarians. Former USpresident Barack Obama had described inequality as "thedefining challenge of our time". Jeremy Corbyn has sin...

 2018-01-05 09:12 

PJ Media

How Income Taxes Increase Economic Inequality...

Study of three major 20th century U.S. tax reforms shows they did nothing to decrease income inequality and everything to increase it....

 2018-01-04 23:29 

NY Times

[ National News ]

Trump Administration Postpones an Obama Fair-Housing Rule...

HUD will delay rollout of a measure requiring communities to analyze how their policies might be fostering racial and economic inequality....

 2018-01-04 12:36 

Time.com

The Iran Protests Expose a Deep Fault Line in the Islamic Republic...

To the alarm of Irans ruling clerics, complaints about economic inequality were followed by calls for regime change during the protests. ...

 2018-01-01 15:32 

The Quint

India in 2017: Economic Inequality Up, While Faith in Govt Down...

2017 saw a sharp stagnation in the level of farm and non-farm employment opportunities....

 2018-01-01 02:50 

Newsmax

NYT: Iranian President Calls for Calm As Protests Intensify...

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday called for calm as riots continued against rising prices, economic inequality and unemployment, according to a report in the New York Times....

 2017-12-31 20:02 

MSNBC

Lindsey Graham to Trump on Iran: "You just can't tweet here"...

President Trump sent out several tweets in support of the Iranians demonstrating against corruption and economic inequality. Michael McFaul looks at whether or not Trump is undercutting his message by stirring the pot in a country where he is deeply......

 2017-12-29 17:04 

Al Jazeera

Protests reported in Kermanshah and Mashhad in Iran...

Hundreds rally in Kermanshah, Mashhad and other cities against economic inequality, unemployment and inflation....

 2017-12-28 22:26 

NY Times

Marcus Raskin, Progressive Think Tank's Co-Founder, Dies at 83...

He and Richard Barnet provided research on war, draft resistance, economic inequality and civil rights and had a role in the Pentagon Papers episode....

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