Posts Tagged: Inequality
The slide towards bleak historical periods can be difficult to recognize in the moment. But in this moment, it's glaringly obvious.
Global uprisings against corruption can fuse middle-class concerns over the rule of law to a more radical critique of unequal political systems.
Building on the momentum of the recent election, activists are demanding justice for Grenfell Tower fire victims as part of a broader agenda to narrow economic and racial divides.
If Europe's economic situation fails to improve, the far right will be waiting to pounce again with their easy answers: nationalism and racism.
Europeans want to upend politics as usual and the far right is still rising. If the left doesn’t come up with an unusual politics of its own, it will be upended as well.
Every aspect of American society has been disadvantaged by establishment support for moneyed interests. Any other scapegoat is a distraction.
The UK Labor Party has revived an FDR-era aspiration of imposing a maximum wage on the highest earners, among other radical proposals to stem inequality.
Climate disruption is inextricably linked to economic inequality. Serious climate solutions must be, too.
When you buy a thrift store jacket, you pay a sales tax. When a Wall Street trader buys millions of dollars' worth of stocks, he doesn't.
Instead of just talking about inequality, the global business elites gathering in Switzerland can do something about it: Stop dodging their taxes.