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Friday, 17 May 2019

Rosy economic data betrays a harsh reality for many Americans


While enhanced inequality may be the end result of these divergent trends — that's certainly where many in Washington focus their attention — the ...

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America's educational system is an 'aristocracy posing as a meritocracy'


Education is often sold as a great equalizer, but new research suggests it's actually reinforcing inequality. Roughly 30% of low-income kindergartners ...

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Is America ready for a welfare state?


For a variety of reasons, including president Ronald Reagan's economic policies, globalisation and a loss of American competitiveness, inequality ...

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We are morally obligated to help with economic growth



Political division, inequality and growing uncertainty about America's role in the world leave no shortage of moral crises. But our strong economy, ...

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Alienated Americans: why some places thrive while others collapse


Globalization, deindustrialization, income inequality and stagnation, racism ... posits this thesis: "Alienation is the disease of working-class America.

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The Racial Wealth Gap in Readers' Eyes


Readers' responses to these articles taught me a lot about where Americans stand on race and economic inequality, and revealed the persistence of ...

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Social Innovation Alone Can't Solve Racial Inequality


For example, food deserts are symptoms of the more fundamental social issue of racially-biased policies that create inequitable access to one of the ...

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One way Oakland is fighting racial inequality? By fixing potholes


Every city must contend with potholes, but some of the streets in Oakland, California, look like they've survived the climactic fight in a superhero film.

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