Opinion

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Integrating American Bandstand

We wanted to get involved but we didn't know how to connect to the civil rights movement in our community.

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The rich hurt you and me every day, new book reveals how

99 To 1: How Wealth Inequality Is Wrecking The World And What We Can Do About It, by Chuck Collins, helps readers gain a mastery over the practical politics of attacking inequality.

Taxing millionaires to build healthier communities

For years, Lillian had struggled to keep her family safe and healthy amid the rising poverty, joblessness and growing crack cocaine epidemic in Bayview-Hunter's Point.

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Tax wealth not work!

Tax Day demonstrations took place by the hundreds this week from one end of the nation to the other.

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Snapshots from the world of the wealthy

Every spring, major media outlets start releasing annual reports on America's biggest income earners, and USA Today just helped kick off this year's surge.

 

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China: The Frog & The Scorpion?

Can China swim capitalism's scorpion across the river and avoid the sting?

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We are all Trayvon Martin

We are all Trayvon Martin, even those of us who have never been trapped alone on a dark street on the thin line between life and death.

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Getting off capitalism’s treadmill

The 1 percent not only made their way through the Great Recession, but also enriched themselves many times over.

 

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Close to half of all Americans live near poverty

Tens of millions of families are working regularly but have little savings and are on the brink of disaster.

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"The Sprit Level" and the dynamics between economic and social conditions

A study of dozens of surveys regarding wealth and, the things we associate with the quality of life, seems to come to the surprising conclusion.

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