Post Tagged with: "income gap"

Inequality and the USA: A Nation in Denial?

JACKSON HOLE, Wyom. –America’s top central bankers didn’t make time for inequality at their annual hobnob in secluded Jackson Hole, Wyom., even though, for the first time, activists brought the issue right to their doorstep there. Over in Germany, the world’s Nobel Prize winners in economics did address the issue – but few Americans noticed.

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Op-Ed: Income Inequality Makes You…Shorter? And Other Odds And Ends From The World Of The Rich

Can greater income inequality make you shorter? Well, we wouldn’t be surprised, given past studies that show poorer health outcomes for the poor. But apparently the evidence is more direct – and long-lived.

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International Union Leader: World’s Top Nations Recognize Widening Income Gap

PARIS –Leaders of the world’s richest nations recognize the widening income gap between the rich and the rest of us is a global problem, an international union leader who addressed the group says.  But now those nations have to figure out what to do about it. One big solution that Phillip Jennings, General Secretary of UNI Global Union, urged them […]

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