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If nothing changes in our tax code, the wealthiest 1 percent will claim half of all U.S. wealth in just 20 years.
We can't just tax billionaires’ paychecks. We should tax the wealth they've already amassed.
More than 5 million children have a parent in jail. A country that allows such massive infliction of trauma on its children is a country whose entire future is in question.
As the Paris climate deal nears implementation, the possibilities for corporate subterfuge are endless. But the real problem may be our own lifestyles.
Drug policy expert Sanho Tree tells CCTV that two different worlds are developing. While the Americas are moving towards legalization, other countries are clamping down harder on drug laws.
In an interview with MSNBC, Phyllis Bennis says Trump's speech was reminiscent of Nixon's call when he was running for president and said, 'I have a secret plan to end the war.'
America's wealth concentration has increased tenfold since Bill Clinton first ran for president.
CEOs who avoid taxes, squeeze their customers, and refuse to pay a fair wage can't seem to understand why the rest of America is so upset.
IPS Criminalization of Poverty Project Director Karen Dolan: “Denying voting rights based on criminal records is an egregious affront to the democratic values we espouse in this country."
Black girls are the fastest-growing segment of the juvenile justice system — a trend worsened by the presence of cops in classrooms.