Gary Minter offers his take on how federal tax code could be re-written to benefit the “little people”.
Content categorized as Income Inequality
Jennifer McLaughlin makes the case for House Resolution 4547, the Strengthening Protections for Social Security Beneficiaries Act of 2018
Earlier this month organizers hosted a mass meeting in D.C. as a revival of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Poor People’s Campaign, where grassroots activists and clergy leaders called for an end to systematic racism, inequality, and other forms of oppression in the District.
A former State Department accountant calls for a guaranteed annual income to help address extreme inequality.
After a riveting keynote speech from Neil McInroy at this year’s Global Street Paper Summit, it is clear that social inequality is becoming a greater focus for economists. In a recent feature for The Conversation, Steve Schifferes, professor of financial journalism at the University of London, takes a deeper look at why social issues are increasingly being viewed as an economic problem.
Article explores Trump’s effect on the poor and the middle class and vicious cycles of wealth distribution in the U.S.A.
Democrats held a rally on Dec. 13th outside of the U.S. Capitol in the freezing cold to denounce Trump’s new tax bill
A letter to Congress.
Poverty must not survive. The notion that poverty will be around, in spite of efforts to alleviate the hardship it creates, is one of those… Read more »
A vendor denounces capitalism.
With D.C.’s rising cost of living, lower wages push working folk to the suburbs.
D.C. residents took part in a “grocery walk” in protest against the lack of healthy food access in Southeast D.C. Together, Wards 7 and 8 have only three grocery stores to serve more than 150,000 residents.
An poem about the inequality that effects low income people living in the D.C area.
Robert Williams speaks out about income inequality.
A exploration of income inequality in America
A poem about the importance of staying optimistic
Some grassroots leaders continue to wonder if the good of Walmart will outweigh the bad. Will Walmart workers be able to live decently on the wages they receive, or will they struggle for their basic needs?
City Councilman Michael Brown and the Coalition for Smarter Growth want to change the District’s standards for its workforce housing programs.
For Mayor Vincent Gray, the One City Summit represented a crucial step in making the slogan “One City” into a reality for Washington, D.C.
A letter to the editor about housing costs and rent.