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Dedicated to the notion that our world would be considerably more caring, prosperous, and democratic if we narrowed the vast gap that divides our wealthy from everyone else.
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In France, Echoes of a Daring FDR

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 19:45

With a call for an income cap on society’s richest, the longshot presidential campaign of Jean-Luc Mélenchon has thrown a giant scare into the French political elite.

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A Flying Public Finally Erupts

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 19:59

America’s top airline execs have every incentive to treat average passengers as cattle and chattel. Could United's now infamous aisle drag upset their gravy train?

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The Railroad Robber Baron Returns

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 17:37

If you don’t pay me $300 million, the new CEO at CSX is threatening, I’ll let your workers keep their jobs. He means it. At his last CEO stop, Hunter Harrison cashiered 34 percent of another railroad’s workforce.

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The Charities Making Inequality Worse

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 18:48

A growing number of executives at America’s ‘do-good’ nonprofits are doing much too good — for themselves — at paycheck time.

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Has America Become Too Generous?

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 18:53

The Trump White House is framing foreign aid as a devastating drain on America’s treasure. But foreign aid isn’t killing the American dream. Inequality is.

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