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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."
  • Wealth gaps lead investors to rethink risk in emerging markets

    LONDON (Reuters) - Middle-class anger at not seeing enough of the fruits of economic growth is growing in developing economies, and that anger is forcing the world's biggest investors to rethink how they rank emerging markets. Political risk has always...

    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,...

    Not only is The Man sexist, so are parents: How to solve the 'allowance pay gap'

    Not only is The Man sexist, so are parents: How to solve the 'allowance pay gap'
    Horrors! It turns out that not only do women earn only 77 cents for every man’s dollar — or something sort of like that — but it turns out that little boys make more money in the form of allowances from their parents than little girls...