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Rep. Bonior’s Historic NAFTA Speech Speaks Volumes Today
This small South American country is taxing wealthy estates and distributing the proceeds directly to workers.
In the United States, top corporate execs sometimes make more in an hour than their workers can make in a year. At Mondragon, one of Spain’s largest companies, no execs can make more in an hour than their workers make in a day.
Ultra-wealthy financiers have hoarded far more cash than they can responsibly invest.
It takes much more than one project or policy to address gentrification. It takes a movement.
The Black Worker Initiative, along with the Institute for Research in African-American Studies at Columbia University, the Discount Foundation, and Neighborhood Funders Group, hosted the State of Black Workers in America conference at Columbia University.
Program host Jorge Gestoso interviews Manuel Pérez-Rocha about the current state of US-Latin American relations in light of the upcoming Summit of the Americas, slated later this week in Panama City.
McDonald’s is the latest mega-rich corporate employer to announce it will give workers a raise.
While the rest of us pay the sticker price, lawmakers are considering a special deluxe tax rate for giant corporations.
How a Tax Holiday is the Wrong Way to Fix our Public Infrastructure