#Inequality

  • Article: 10 Celebrities Who Carry on MLK’s Legacy by Fighting Racism
    Citizenship

    10 Celebrities Who Carry on MLK’s Legacy by Fighting Racism

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 11, 2018

    From Rihanna to Colin Kaepernick, celebrities risk censure to stand up for what’s right. Read more

  • Article: Walmart Employees Are Getting a Raise — But Still Live in Poverty
    Finance & Innovation

    Walmart Employees Are Getting a Raise — But Still Live in Poverty

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 11, 2018

    $11 an hour translates to roughly $22,000 a year, below the federal poverty line. Read more

  • Article: It's 'Fat Cat Thursday' — The Day Top CEOs Will Already Have Out-Earned The Rest of Us
    Citizenship

    It's 'Fat Cat Thursday' — The Day Top CEOs Will Already Have Out-Earned The Rest of Us

    By Imogen Calderwood|Jan. 4, 2018

    It’s not as cute as it sounds. Read more

  • Article: The Tax Bill Will Make Inequality Far Worse in the US, UN Expert Says
    Citizenship

    The Tax Bill Will Make Inequality Far Worse in the US, UN Expert Says

    By Phineas Rueckert|Dec. 19, 2017

    The bill will ‘essentially shred crucial dimensions of a safety net that is already full of holes.’ Read more

  • Article: 'We Will Be Toasted, Roasted, and Grilled' by Climate Change, Warns IMF Director
    Environment

    'We Will Be Toasted, Roasted, and Grilled' by Climate Change, Warns IMF Director

    By Carlotta Mohamed|Oct. 26, 2017

    Christine Lagarde said countries must tackle climate change and inequality. Read more

  • Article: The Political History Behind the NFL’s #TakeAKnee Protests
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    The Political History Behind the NFL’s #TakeAKnee Protests

    By Phineas Rueckert|Sept. 25, 2017

    Taking a knee in protest of inequality is an act that goes back decades. Read more

  • Article: Nikkita Oliver Ran for Mayor of Seattle and Is Fighting for Marginalized Voices
    Girls & Women

    Nikkita Oliver Ran for Mayor of Seattle and Is Fighting for Marginalized Voices

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 1, 2017

    “There comes a point when marching is really important, but you have to gain political leverage." Read more

  • Article: This Brilliant Program Installs Solar Panels for Free for Low-Income Residents
    Environment

    This Brilliant Program Installs Solar Panels for Free for Low-Income Residents

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 8, 2017

    All while training young people to become solar technicians. Read more