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Income Inequality: Do you level the playing field?

Dec 7, 2011
There is growing disparity between the "haves" and the "have nots," but most Americans say they don't think the government should focus on closing the gap
Posted In: income, poverty, wealth, equality

Long-term jobless benefits aid discounters

Dec 7, 2011
If Congress lets extended unemployment benefits run out, it will affect discount stores and local economies, as well as the unemployed.
Posted In: unemployment benefits

Income inequality rises around the world, not just U.S.

Dec 3, 2011
Globalization, technology, and lower taxes on the wealthy have increased income disparity in most developed countries, says a report from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.
Posted In: income, inequality

Unemployment workers speak on benefits debate

Dec 2, 2011
Job counselors say most unemployed workers are serious job searchers. If Congress doesn't extend benefits, they want more ways to counsel and train the jobless.
Posted In: unemployment benefits

The jobless speak on extending their benefits

Dec 1, 2011
Some economists say long-term benefits help the unemployed avoid reality: They're never going to get the pay they used to.
Posted In: unemployment benefits

O'Rourke: If the 1% had less, would the 99% be better off?

Nov 17, 2011
Join us for a week long commentary series asking that question. We'll hear from economists, academics, and the public.
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Poverty numbers among elderly rise

Nov 17, 2011
Higher health care costs could be what's pushing more of the elderly into poverty.
Posted In: poverty, health care

Reich: If the 1% had less, would the 99% be better off?

Nov 16, 2011
Join us for a week long commentary series asking that question. We'll hear from economists, academics, and the public.
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Fixing our financial system would leave 100% of us better off

Nov 15, 2011
Join us for a week long commentary series asking this question: If the 1% had less, would the 99% be better off? We'll hear from economists, academics, and the public.
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Gilmore: If the 1% had less, would the 99% be better off?

Nov 14, 2011
Join us for a week long commentary series asking that question. We'll hear from economists, academics, and the public.
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