Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Tag: Economic Inequality

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.

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.