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The pay gap between CEOs and workers is much worse than you realize
Americans might think they know how bad inequality is, but it turns out they actually have no idea. A new study conducted at Harvard Business School found that Americans believe CEOs make roughly 30 times what the average worker makes in the U.S., when in actuality they are making more than 35

America Has More Low-Paying Jobs Than Any Other Developed Country
America may be exceptional in many ways, but it also tops the charts of a new, troubling ranking. The U.S. has more low-paying jobs than any other country in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, an economic group of 34 developed countries, according to a research note release

Student homelessness hits another record high
A growing number of students don't have homes to return to once classes are out. Approximately 1.3 million students enrolled in U.S. public preschools, elementary schools, middle schools and high schools schools were homeless during the 2012-13 school year. That's up 8% from the prior year, and th

PBS NewsHour Covers Big Money In Politics More Than All Other Networks Combined
Reuters: "A Constitutional Amendment To Take Big Money Out Of Politics Dies Quietly." Last week, the Senate considered a constitutional amendment that would have reinstated Congress' ability to regulate out-of-control political spending, previous legislative authority that was restricted by the cons

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