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Economic Inequality

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  • John Oliver tackles income inequality on 'Last Week Tonight'

    John Oliver tackles income inequality on 'Last Week Tonight'
    Are you someone who pays for HBO or gets it through, ahem, other means? How you answer that question will say a lot about where you fall on the debate about income inequality. Or, at least, that's what John Oliver says in the warm-up to his extended look at America's wealth gap on Sunday's "Last Week Tonight."
  • Rep. Charles Rangel, seeking 23rd term, faces fight in Harlem stronghold

    Rep. Charles Rangel, seeking 23rd term, faces fight in Harlem stronghold
    Rep. Charles B. Rangel, facing formidable opposition in his Harlem stronghold, vowed Tuesday that this year's contest would be the last time he voted for himself "for any office" as residents in New York's hotly contested 13th Congressional District...

    Increasing the gap between rich and poor

    Increasing minimum wage will not decrease the levels of poverty, and it will not create better lives for the current homeless or poor population. A simple economics course will teach you the law of supply and demand. As soon as the minimum wage increases,...

    Hard times breed distrust, harden hearts: My Word

    It has often been said that the way to make a man trustworthy is to trust him. Florida, however, seems to be a state riven by distrust. Floridians trust members of their families. They trust members of their social set. And they repose some trust in...

    Pope Francis focuses on charity during ceremony in South Korea

    Pope Francis focuses on charity during ceremony in South Korea
    In the midst of a five-day visit to South Korea, Pope Francis continued to draw enthusiastic crowds Saturday, speaking on one of his favorite topics — charity — and also making an implicit statement on the hot-button issue of abortion....