October 5, 2016
A dominant narrative in the United States persists that if Black people would take personal responsibility and work hard, we could achieve gains similar to those of our white counterparts. And while the number of Black college graduates has quintupled over the past 50 years, the increase in education has… Read More»
Tags: BlackWorkMatters, Economic Policy Institute, education, income inequality, Institute for Policy Studies, M4BL, millennials, Movement for Black Lives, organize, racial wage gap, social movements, Vision for Black Lives, wage gap, wealth gap
October 14, 2014
by Kung Feng, Jobs With Justice San Francisco | This post originally appeared on RetailWorkersRights.com Last week, one hundred San Francisco workers and labor activists marched through the Union Square shopping district calling for a $15 minimum wage and fair schedules. Recently, dramatic strikes by fast food and Walmart workers… Read More»
Tags: Apple, Bing Rong Tan, California, income inequality, inequality, Jobs With Justice, Jobs With Justice San Francisco, Mike Malloy, Proposition J, Retail Workers Bill of Rights, RWBOR, San Francisco, SEIU, Stand for Security
February 19, 2014
“Two-thirds of Americans think that top corporate executives and CEOs are paid too much, and few Americans think they will ever enter the ranks of the highest paid, according to a new HuffPost/YouGov poll.” Learn more about the 100 highest-paid CEOs.
Tags: Americans, ceo, compensation, HuffPost, income inequality, poll, YouGov
February 3, 2014
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Tags: CEO pay, income inequality, minimum wage
January 23, 2014
A recent report by Oxfam has shed new light on the growing crisis of economic inequality. According to the report, one percent of the human population now controls almost half of the world’s wealth. The 85 wealthiest individuals own as much as half of the world’s population. The report warns… Read More»
Tags: Barack Obama, congress, economic democracy, income inequality, inequality, obama, Oxfam, President Obama