Inequality

Type: Keyphrase
Name: Inequality
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Inheritances have not increased wealth inequality among older households

Inheritances and large gifts received by English individuals born between the1920s and 1950s do not appear to have increased the degree of inequality in their wealth holdings. The already wealthy do receive much bigger inheritances than the less wealthy, ... [Published Noodls - 2 hours ago]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 3 reports

S.Africa revises economic growth down to 1.4%

South Africa has decreased the country’s economic growth from 2.7 per cent earlier this year to 1.4 per cent.Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene said government expected growth to reach three per cent in 2017 due to fiscal measures expected to be implemen ... [Published CNBC Africa - 22 hours ago]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 4 reports

Watch These Little Princesses Drop F-Bombs for Feminism

Because there are worse words than curse wordsThink the F-word is a dirty word? These little girls can think of a few that are worse — like “pay inequality” or “rape and violence.”But there’s a reason for their potty-mouthed exclamations — these young ... [Published Time - 22 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

How Quantitative Easing Contributed to the Nation’s Inequality Problem

The Fed’s policy that drove down interest rates to historically low levels have actually exacerbated the inequality problem that Janet L. Yellen said concerned her, writes William D. Cohan in Street Scene.Read the full article here .This content was originally ... [Published Global Advisors - 19 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 2 reports

Is Laziness the Cause of Economic Inequality?

Americans and the British lean toward moral weakness, but the rest of the world blames government policies. ... [Published CSC Center for Strategic Communication - 20 hours ago]
Entities: Inequality
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 5 reports

The Biggest Threat to U.S. Jobs: The "Contestability" Nightmare

The Federal Reserve’s mandate has never been well defined, and there are no concrete definitions to adhere to. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen has begun to deviate from the traditional characterization of full employment to something far more nebulous. ... [Published National Interest - 23 hours ago]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 3 reports

Latin American Herald Tribune - Spanish Official Warns of Populism, Inequality, Lack of Security in Latin America

CARTAGENA, Colombia The main threats facing the Latin American democracies are populism, inequality and lack of public safety, Spains secretary of state for international cooperation and for Ibero-America, Jesus Gracia, warned on Tuesday in Cartagena, ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 3 reports

Missouri Governor Forms Ferguson Commission to Address Inequality

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon announces a plan to create a commission to address issues raised by recent events in Ferguson, Missouri on October 21, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri. Scott Olson— “If we want peace in our streets, we must work together to create ... [Published Time - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 3 reports

What countries in the world fear most

People silhouetted on top of a hill between Turkey and Syria as they flee from ISIS. Pic: Gokhan Sahin/. Source: EBOLA, the Islamic State, climate change and nuclear weapons — we’re spoiled for choice when it comes to fears to keep you up at night. A ... [Published Herald Sun - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 4 reports

Should the Fed tackle economic inequality?

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Janet Yellen gave a speech last week that was unusual for a sitting chair of the Federal Reserve, though it doesn’t seem to have gotten much notice apart from Fed watchers and liberals cursed with wishful thinking. That’s a shame.Her ... [Published Memphis Commercial Appeal - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 6 reports

Debate rages on QE inequality allegations

Officials uneasy over claim that policy directed money to rich ... [Published Financial Times - Asia homepage - Oct 21 2014]
Entities: Inequality, Allegation
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 2 reports

Is Inequality Growing?

In a magical land inhabited by long lashed, multi-colored Alpacas who love lollipops, rainbows and friendship, there's a yawning divide in wealth distribution. Director Adam McKay casts Sarah Silverman, Maya Rudolph, Andy Richter, Billy Eichner, and Amy ... [Published Latest Econwatch Headlines - CBS News - Oct 21 2014]

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Lauren Barnes, a Senior Vice President at Avalere, said, "The current system is broken and involves network problems, difficulties getting access to specialists, and shifting costs of cancer medicines to patients through formulary policies. We need to discuss the total patient burden if we are going to improve access and transparency for patients."
"My husband and I do kind of the same job - a little bit" actress Jennifer Garner explained at Elle's Women in Hollywood event Monday night...
...In the latter, Taleb writes that: "the modern world may be increasing in technological knowledge, but, paradoxically, it is making things a lot more unpredictable. Now, for reasons that have to do with the increase of the artificial, the move away from ancestral and natural models, and the loss in robustness owing to complications in the design of everything, the role of Black Swans is increasing."
"Despite resource constraint, we have achieved a good progress in different indicators of education including student enrolment, checking drop-out rate and removing gender inequality, which have been praised globally" he added

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The High Price of Free Money: Now US Banksters ... [Published St George West - 16 mins ago]
By Wolf Richter :  Something is changing about the perception of the US Fed’s free-money policies. While we’ve lambasted them for their nefarious effects on the real economy and the inequality they produce, Wall Street, the prime beneficiary, ...
Majority of Bank Risk Managers Are Worried Abou... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - 2 hours ago]
A majority of risk managers at North American financial institutions are worried that the growing wealth gap poses a risk to the financial system. The Professional Risk Managers’ International Association and FICO , the credit analytics firm, polled ...
Texas blog roundup for the week of October 20 [Published Off the Kuff - 4 hours ago]
“Voting freshens your breath, whitens your teeth, and improves your sex life.” — Molly Ivins The Texas Progressive Alliance reminds you that EARLY VOTING HAS BEGUN as it brings you this week’s roundup. Off the Kuff published an interview with ...
World: Human Rights Chief Tells Third Committee... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 11 hours ago]
Source: UN General AssemblyCountry: Iraq, Syrian Arab Republic, World GA/SHC/4108 Sixty-ninth session,23rd & 24th Meetings (AM & PM)GENERAL ASSEMBLYMEETINGS COVERAGE Rapid response to and prevention of human rights violations had the power to stop crises, ...
Those Regressive Scandinavians, Ctd [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - 13 hours ago]
Mike Konczal lets the air out of Cathie Jo Martin and Alexander Hertel-Fernandez’s claim that the US has a more progressive tax system than Sweden: They are measuring how much of tax revenue comes from the top decile (or, alternatively, the concentration ...
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The Fed Is Concerned About Economic Inequality [Published Wall Street Journal What's News - Oct 17 2014]
Is Global Income Inequality Really Falling? [Published Slate Magazine - Aug 18 2014]
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Peabody Urges Greater Use Of Advanced Coal Glob... [Published Financial Services - Sep 26 2014]
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