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If you thought income inequality was bad, get a load of wealth inequality
When we think about and discuss economic inequality in this country, we usually focus on income inequality: The CEO who makes 300 times more than his workers, or the fact that the top 20 percent of earners rake in over 50 percent of the total earnings in any given year. But there's anothe

11 moments from Bernie Sanders's Reddit Q&A that show why he's a progressive hero
The media isn't taking Bernie Sanders seriously as a presidential candidate because he doesn't seem to have a realistic path to winning the nomination. But he does have a large and highly engaged fan presence on the internet, and his Tuesday Q&A session on Reddit was full of moments th

Bernie Sanders Becomes Facebook Royalty Through Quirky Sharing
WASHINGTON - The quotations he posts, rarely pithy, are often sayings he thinks up in the shower. The photographs he puts up sometimes show him frowning, while others show him gazing oddly into the horizon. And he does not seem to care about the importance of videos. But somehow, Bernie Sanders, th

Minimum wage: L.A. City Council approves increase to $15 by 2020
The Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday backed a plan to raise the city's minimum wage to $15 per hour, joining a trend sweeping cities across the country as elected leaders seek to boost stagnating pay for workers on the lowest rungs of the socio-economic ladder. Lawmakers agreed to draft an ordin

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