Nation Topics - Inequality
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Lecturing black men isn’t going to help them overcome the barriers they face. Better jobs and education policies will.
These days everyone wants to ‘create opportunity,’ but few want a class war.
According to the IPCC’s latest report, global warming is already hurting people, especially the poor, and is bound to get worse in the years ahead.
Most states shut down their debtors’ prisons more than 100 years ago; in 2005, Harpersville, Alabama, opened one back up.
A major international commission probes the political origins of health inequities—and finds wealthy nations deserve much of the blame.
Senator Elizabeth Warren points out that reviving this old institution would provide basic services to millions of underserved Americans.
A new Oxfam report warns of the dangers of global inequality.
The conservative NYT columnist steers the conversation away from economics and toward “behavioral” terrain.
Fifty years after LBJ declared a War on Poverty, the United States ranks near the bottom in childhood poverty among all developed nations.
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