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Tagged with: Economic Inequality

Screen Grabs: Stalin’s funeral, New Deal art, and a harrowing Mexican fable of unrest

Three new movies seem like history repeating. Plus, an invigorating Legacy Film Festival On Aging

Local Listen: Mae Powell’s surprisingly poppy ‘F*ck I.C.E.’ and more

Moses Herman Jacobs highlights the housing crisis, DJ Delon funks it up outdoors, and Xyla entrances

A Democratic president actually talks about taxing the very rich

Thank Bernie Sanders, Black Lives Matter, Occupy Wall Street and other organizers and activists for forcing the Democratic Party to the left

US Senate committee takes on economic inequality

It's a defining issue -- but the news media don't seem to be paying attention, and half the members didn't bother to show up.

Is the US finally talking about taxing the rich?

In Congress, and in New York, progressive legislation is on the agenda. Still waiting for California.

Denmark, taxes, happiness, racism …

... plus saving the SIP hotels, cracking down on serial permit scofflaws, and more problems with private prisons. That's The Agenda for Feb. 22-28

Screen Grabs: Elders on the move, in love and crisis

Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci play a couple navigating dementia in 'Supernova'; 'Nomadland' shows Frances McDormand weathering poverty

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.