Inequality

Type: Keyphrase
Name: Inequality
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 42 mins ago - 3 reports

Stats SA to conduct poverty survey

Stats SA will conduct a survey to measure the levels of poverty and inequality in the country.Stats SA will conduct a survey to measure the levels of poverty and inequality in the country.JOHANNESBURG – Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) says its survey ... [Published Eye Witness News - 42 mins ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 2 reports

Ebola: NLC bars delegates from Liberia, others

• FRSC warns drivers against overloadingIn fresh attempts to stop the spread of the deadly Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Tuesday barred delegates from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, countries the deadly disease is ... [Published Daily Sun - 6 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 2 reports

Britain Would Be Second Poorest U.S. State - Below Alabama: Euro Zone GDP Per Capita Ranks Below West Virginia

Telegraph Fraser Nelson over at The Spectator hascrunched the numbers and finds that if Britain were somehow tobecome the 51st state (OK by me) it would the second poorest state in terms of GDP per capita , ranking belowAlabama and just above Mississ ... [Published REASON Online - 13 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 3 reports

How to fix wealth inequality

br /> The ability to transfer wealth from one generation to the next is the driving force behind ending intergenerational poverty. Most wealth in the United States is gained from the appreciation of home values over time. Twenty-five percent of ... [Published AdBanks.net - 8 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 5 reports

Wages Have Fallen for Almost Everyone This Year

Wages for workers at every pay level except the bottom 10 percent declined from the second half of 2013 through the second half of 2014, according to a report from the Economic Policy Institute released Wednesday. Furthermore, there’s no sign of wage ... [Published US News & World Report - 14 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 2 reports

Noted for Your Afternoon Procrastination for August 27, 2014

Over at Equitable Growth -- The Equitablog The Taper, Nick Rowe, Quantitative Easing, and Intellectual Coordination Failures: Wednesday Focus for August 27, 2014 - Washington Center for Equitable Growth Tykhe's Nonexistent Urn and Senate Election ... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - 13 hours ago]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 3 reports

The Diets Of Poor People Are Rich In Salt

Too much salt can be harmful — sodium raises blood pressure, damages the cardiovascular system, thickens and stiffens arteries, and raises the risk for stroke. To help curb these chronic salt-related disorders, many countries have attempted to reduce ... [Published Medical Daily - 13 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 2 reports

Who’s Being Left Out on Your Team?

Feeling left out or ignored at work can have tremendously negative effects on workers’ well-being. In a recent survey , researchers at the University of Ottawa found that workplace ostracism does greater harm to employees’ happiness than outright harassment. ... [Published Harvard Business Review - 15 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 2 reports

Economics Daily Digest: Corporations shouldn't get a free pass on tax-dodging

By Rachel Goldfarb, originally published on Next New DealClick here to subscribe to Roosevelt First, our weekday morning email featuring the Daily Digest.Cutting the Corporate Tax Would Make Other Problems Grow ( NYT )Jared Bernstein counters recent suggestions ... [Published Daily Kos - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 2 reports

Women's Equality Day? Not At All!

Bernd Opitz viaEvery August 26, we celebrate Women's Equality Day. Women's Equality Day, created in 1971 by the United States Congress, is designated as the date for the observance of the passage of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution granting women ... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 3 reports

If You Want to See Inequality in the U.S. at Its Worst, Visit an Impound Lot

On a recent San Francisco afternoon, I returned to where I’d parked my car, but it was gone. I called the telephone number on the sign and a clerk affirmed that my car had been towed to an impound lot. What am I supposed to do?” At the next window, another ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 2 reports

Morning Must-Read: Joe Blasi: An Easier Solution to Wealth Inequality?

Anne VanderMey:Joe Blasi's Easier Solution to Wealth Inequality?: "Joseph Blasi... along with... Richard Freeman and Douglas Kruse, wrote......The Citizen’s Share: Reducing Inequality in the 21st Century... corporate profit-sharing, employee stock ownership, ... [Published Brad DeLong - Aug 26 2014]

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"Most men remain silent... it's time to end that silence so that we can stop gender based violence against girls and women and also stop sexual violence and domestic violence against men and boys" he pointed out
The proposal is in line with the constitutional provision that "The Congress shall give highest priority to the enactment of measures that protect and enhance the right of all people to human dignity, reduce social, economic and political inequalities, and remove cultural inequities by equitably diffusing wealth and political power for the common good."
"I hope we are able to have conversations about this and classes will have time to integrate conversations about policing and how racial inequality exists. So that is what I am hoping for, that it becomes a campus wide unified event not simply about black students about getting together" Brooks said
"It is clear more needs to be done at government level to address the issue" said policy director Lee Elliot Major

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Why America Needs More Lawyers [Published naked capitalism - 2 hours ago]
EDITORIAL: Slow journey towards equality [Published Financial Mail - 2 hours ago]
Mitch McConnell caught Promising Billionaires h... [Published Informed Comment - 2 hours ago]
Female workers lack access to jobs, paid lower [Published Jakarta Post - 3 hours ago]
Frankie Boyle is a cowardly bully, and I’m asha... [Published Spectator - 4 hours ago]
Ferguson police shooting sparks Duluth protest [Published Duluth News Tribune - 4 hours ago]
New labor movement needed to regain our democracy [Published Seattle Times - 4 hours ago]
Andres Oppenheimer: A new push for women’s righ... [Published Miami Herald - 4 hours ago]
Commentary: To serve and protect with a virus [Published Caribbean News Now! - 4 hours ago]
Englewood vigil concerned with use of deadly po... [Published North Jersey.com - 4 hours ago]
World Bank Pays Race-Based Salaries and it is I... [Published Afro American Newspaper - 4 hours ago]
Ferguson but a symptom of our nation's violent ... [Published Eureka Times-Standard - 5 hours ago]
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Why America Needs More Lawyers [Published naked capitalism - 2 hours ago]
Reader Deontos sent a link to a provocative article on SSRN, The Lawyer-Rent Seeker Myth , by Teresa Schmid. Schmid focuses explicitly on the impact of economic theory on how legal services are delivered. Using county-level data in Oregon, Schmid make ...
Mitch McConnell caught Promising Billionaires h... [Published Informed Comment - 2 hours ago]
By Nicole Girard via Liberals Unite Mitch McConnell really does not care about our problems. The way he talks about the needs of average Americans, you’d think we were his sworn, personal enemy. At a Koch Brothers Summit in Dana Point, California this ...
How to fix wealth inequality [Published AdBanks.net - 8 hours ago]
br /> The ability to transfer wealth from one generation to the next is the driving force behind ending intergenerational poverty. Most wealth in the United States is gained from the appreciation of home values over time. Twenty-five percent of ...
World: First WHO Conference on Health and Clima... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 11 hours ago]
Source: World Health OrganizationCountry: World Participants from 33 Member States in the WHO European Region are taking part in the Conference, held in Geneva, Switzerland on 27–29 August 2014. The Conference is intended to promote a more systematic ...
Obama Appoints Soros-Backed Wonk to Labor Depar... [Published Washington Free Beacon - 11 hours ago]
The new chief economist at the Labor Department is a far-left activist who has worked for a think tank funded by labor unions, founded by George Soros, and that is in league with the Democracy Alliance. Obama named Heidi Shierholz to the labor post ...
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Is Global Income Inequality Really Falling? [Published Slate Magazine - Aug 18 2014]
Just Say No [Published Slate Magazine - Apr 23 2014]
Piketty: changes to property taxes key to fixin... [Published Reuters Video: Business - Apr 21 2014]
Sorry, Equal Opportunity Isn’t Good Enough [Published Slate Magazine - Jan 30 2014]
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Nearly Three-Fourths of U.S. Executives Looking... [Published Financial Services - Jul 08 2014]
Denver Economist's New Book Explores the Growth... [Published Financial Services - May 27 2014]
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The "Fairy Godmother of Divorce" Launches Natio... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 23 2014]
How Equal Pay for Working Women would Reduce Po... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 13 2014]
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