Posts Tagged: Inequality
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.
The leaders of fossil fuel companies are personally incentivized to keep their firms on a path of climate destruction.
"Back in my youth, we imagined that lumbering dinosaurs like Russia and China and the European Union would endure regardless of the global convulsions taking place around them."
If you were looking for a place where democratic socialism appears to be working, you’d be hard pressed to find a better example than Denmark.
Economists from rich countries increasingly agree: Sustainable development and reducing inequality matter more than economic growth.
Latin America's largest country once looked ascendant. Now it's been laid low by widespread violence, structural racism, endemic corruption, and external economic shocks.
Hillary Clinton just laid out a hawkish foreign policy vision in a major speech. How do her views stack up against those of Bernie Sanders, her challenger from the left?
The BRICS were well poised to rival the West's control of the global economy. But while they grapple with economic slowdowns and rising social tensions, other blocs of developing economies are rising to the fore.
U.S. foreign policy is dangerous, undemocratic, and deeply out of sync with real global challenges. Is continuous war inevitable, or can we change course?