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Finland Testing Universal Basic Income for Select Unemployed

Finland Testing Universal Basic Income for Select Unemployed

Finland has become the first nation to pay some of its unemployed citizens an unconditional monthly universal basic income (UBI), a benefit..

January 3, 2017 with 0 Comments
California, New York Governors Sign $15 Minimum Wage Bills

California, New York Governors Sign $15 Minimum Wage Bills

In an historic move to address the growing problem of income inequality, the governors of the two most influential states in America signed..

April 5, 2016 with 0 Comments
Gravity Payments CEO Dan Price Announces $70,000 Company Minimum Wage

Gravity Payments CEO Dan Price Announces $70,000 Company Minimum Wage

Concerned about growing economic inequality, the CEO of a credit card processing company is taking a nearly $1 million pay cut and raising..

April 14, 2015 with 0 Comments
US Middle Class Is No Longer World’s Wealthiest

US Middle Class Is No Longer World’s Wealthiest

The US middle class, long a symbol of the nation’s economic might and proof that the “American Dream” was more than just..

April 23, 2014 with 0 Comments
IMF Economists Say Taxing the Rich Is Good for the Economy

IMF Economists Say Taxing the Rich Is Good for the Economy

A trio of International Monetary Fund economists has released a new study that seems to debunk a central pillar of conservative economic..

March 2, 2014 with 0 Comments
1 in 3 US Bank Tellers (Median Wage= $11.59/Hour) Are on Public Assistance

1 in 3 US Bank Tellers (Median Wage= $11.59/Hour) Are on Public Assistance

Nearly a third of America’s 500,000 bank tellers are paid such low wages that they are forced to rely upon some sort of government..

December 10, 2013 with 1 Comment
Obama Cites Pope Francis in Speech Denouncing Economic Inequality

Obama Cites Pope Francis in Speech Denouncing Economic Inequality

Delivering a rousing speech attacking economic inequality on Wednesday, President Barack Obama cited Pope Francis, who in his short tenure..

December 4, 2013 with 0 Comments
Billionaire PIMCO Founder Bill Gross: “I’ve Grown Rich at the Expense of Labor”

Billionaire PIMCO Founder Bill Gross: “I’ve Grown Rich at the Expense of Labor”

The billionaire founder of one of the world’s largest investment firms has acknowledged that he has gotten incredibly wealthy..

October 31, 2013 with 2 Comments
Top 1 Percent Took Record Share of 2012 US Income

Top 1 Percent Took Record Share of 2012 US Income

The income disparity between the wealthiest 1 percent of American earners and everyone else widened to a record gap in 2012. The Associated..

September 11, 2013 with 0 Comments
McDonald’s Tells Poverty-Wage Workers to Get Second Jobs, Turn off Heat

McDonald’s Tells Poverty-Wage Workers to Get Second Jobs, Turn off Heat

McDonald’s and Visa have launched a website advising the fast-food giant’s low-wage employees on how to survive on their meager..

July 18, 2013 with 4 Comments
Douche Du Jour
  • JFK Diary Calls Hitler ‘Stuff of Legends’ Who ‘Will Emerge From Hatred’
  • White House Welcomes Brigitte Gabriel, Leader of Anti-Muslim ‘Hate Group’ ACT for America
  • Republican Florida Court Official Calls for Lynching of Black Anti-Death Penalty State Attorney Aramis Ayala
  • South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard Signs Anti-LGBTQ Adoption, Foster Care Bill Into Law
  • Mississippi Republican Andy Gipson Kills Domestic Violence Divorce Bill
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