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Op-Ed: New York’s Tale of Two Cities Extends to America

By Teresa Albano Editor, People’s World               NEW YORK –During his Jan. 1 inauguration speech New York City’s new mayor, Bill de Blasio, pledged to take “dead aim” at the Big Apple’s obscene wealth gap.  He had called it a “tale of two cities” throughout his campaign, yet reaffirmed in his speech that ending the “economic and social inequalities that threaten to unravel […]

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Panel Dissects Causes of Widening Income, Wealth Gap

ARLINGTON, Va. (PAI)—The widening income and wealth gap between the rich and the rest of us has many causes, including globalization, so-called “free trade” treaties and a corporate-political campaign to smash unions and worker rights, a panel of experts discussing the issue concludes. And the panel told a forum assembled by the Fairfax County, Va., Democrats, that activists should join […]

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