Thursday, January 21, 2021

Tag: Economic Inequality

Shamann Walton is the new board president

Unanimous vote a win for progressives as tough issues face City Hall in 2021.

How do we think about 2020?

And have we learned any lessons that will make for a better 2021?

Our biggest news stories of 2020

1 million readers, 950+ stories, and a community of engaged supporters that can't be beat: Here's what we accomplished together this year.

Why corruption matters

The sleaze at City Hall undermines public faith in government -- at a time when the future of humanity depends on it.

Screen Grabs: A much-needed civic boost with ‘City Hall’

Plus: tributes to women older and younger, a portrait of toxic friendship, religious ecstasy in Brazil

Why did so many people vote for Trump?

Radical economic inequality causes social breakdown. We're seeing it right now.

Foreign Correspondent: The challenge for Joe Biden

If he’s smart, the likely President-elect will stop the unpopular endless wars and use the money to help our domestic economy.

Screen Grabs: Don’t worry, he said, COVID’s ‘Totally Under Control’

A new doc parses the US pandemic response catastrophe. Plus: Driving While Black, more

Harris plays to the center; Pence plays to the base

It's sad that the Democratic Party feels it has to defend fracking and hide from the Green New Deal.

Finally, a state Senate debate

Plus: The municipal corruption scandal and the state of the city's economy. That's The Agenda for Sept. 28-Oct. 4