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Zuckerberg: The $6,000 a Minute Man

Until recently Americans tended to accept the argument that seven- and eight-digit salaries were justified by the value top executives added to the bottom line. Visionaries like Bill Gates and Steve Jobs earned billions in profits for shareholders. They were entrepreneurs. They took risks that changed the world. They deserved to rake in the rewards. People began reassessing this view after the collapse of global capitalism which began in 2008 and--despite the Obama Administration's desperate attempts to cook the unemployment numbers--continues to spin out of control.
Maui Time  |  Ted Rall  |  02-07-2012  |  Economy

Penn Prof Asks: Why Aren't American Cities Burning?new

Income inequality between blacks and whites has been widening since 1973. Segregation is more severe. Since all data reveals that the inequality that motivated riots of the 1960s and early 1970s has only gotten worse, why then, Michael Katz wonders, has no one lit the match?
Philadelphia Weekly  |  Tara Murtha  |  11-23-2011  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

On Income Inequality, Some Weasels Are More Equal Than Others

Everyone talks about income inequality, but no one does anything about it.
Maui Time  |  Ted Rall  |  01-06-2011  |  Economy

Only One Solution: Eat the Rich

Three decades of income inequality have allowed a small group of corporations and individuals to aggregate our national wealth. The question now is when, and how, they'll be forced to share it with everyone else.
Maui Time  |  Ted Rall  |  01-05-2009  |  Economy

Pay Gap for Women at Arkansas Collegesnew

One thing women want is equal pay for equal work, and there's considerable evidence they aren't getting it in an area where one might expect the most enlightenment on this issue -- higher education.
Arkansas Times  |  Doug Smith  |  08-23-2007  |  The War on Women

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