US income inequality

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Tax the rich, urge protesters at New York City’s ‘Towers of Power’
Lawmakers demonstrating outside famous Manhattan apartment building promise to fight to ensure wealthy are fairly taxed

Lauren Aratani in New York

19, Jan, 2023 @9:30 PM

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Name-your-price produce: farms let customers pay what they can for fruits and vegetables
Community-supported agriculture programs offer sliding-scale shares to customers who are allowed to choose their payment level

Frankie Adkins

01, Jan, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Will plunging shares end big tech’s era of ‘pornographic’ profits?
After the astonishing wealth earned during lockdown, investors fear times may never be as good again for Silicon Valley’s giants

Edward Helmore

29, Oct, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Student loan forgiveness: what you need to know about Biden’s plan
Who qualifies and how to apply for the forgiveness plan, and will the student loan payment freeze be extended?

Associated Press

24, Aug, 2022 @9:50 PM

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Wage gap between CEOs and US workers jumped to 670-to-1 last year, study finds
Report on 300 top US companies found CEOs making an average of $10.6m, with the median worker getting $23,968

Dominic Rushe

07, Jun, 2022 @4:01 AM

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Why giving your employees a piece of the pie could boost your business
Employee Stock Ownership Plans hold over $1.6tn in assets and can make a more profitable company and a better place to work

Gene Marks

22, May, 2022 @11:00 AM

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‘What am I going to do?’: soaring prices fuel calls for US government to step in
Large corporations are passing on higher-than-needed price increases to customers under the cover of inflation, war and supply chain squeezes, experts say

Tom Perkins in Detroit

30, Apr, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Wealthiest Americans pay just 3.4% of income in taxes, investigation reveals
Tax records from 2014 to 2018, analysed by ProPublica, show 25 Americans collectively earned $401bn but paid just $13.6bn

Lauren Aratani

13, Apr, 2022 @5:53 PM

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Tax the rich: these one percenters want people like them to pay higher taxes
Members of the Patriotic Millionaires say the income gap in the US has become a disaster – and it’s time to ‘take that money back’

Dominic Rushe in Washington DC

08, Apr, 2022 @6:00 AM

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‘It’s the most stressful thing’: rising US gas prices deal new blow to homeless
Fuel prices are soaring across America as the Ukraine crisis bites – bad news for those trying to stay warm in their cars

Michael Sainato

02, Mar, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Our new year’s resolution for 2022: to rise up and fight back | Bernie Sanders
Corporate greed and class warfare are crushing working people. No one is going to save us – we need to rise up together

Bernie Sanders

04, Jan, 2022 @11:17 AM

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Manhattan hotel reopens as homeless shelter despite protest from Billionaires Row residents
The residents spent over $300,000 in lawsuits claiming ‘crime and loitering’ by the occupants would lead to ‘irreparable injuries’

Lauren Aratani

10, Dec, 2021 @11:00 AM

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