Thursday, January 11, 2018

early-20th-century scholars got it right

Today's headline article in presents a useful and well-reasoned Vox piece on inequality: "What these early-20th-century scholars got right about 21st-century politics - Unlike many economists today, they questioned fundamental social structure." and you can read this directly via

Sunday, December 3, 2017

Republican tax bill will exacerbate income inequality in America

This seems obvious that the rich will get richer from the implementation of this tax bill. Read a recent article on the subject "America’s rich have gotten richer for decades, while the middle class and poor have seen meager gains. Since the mid-20th century, the top 1 percent have more than doubled their share of the nation’s…"

Sunday, July 16, 2017

The rich are getting richer and it is the young who are losing out

Gap between rich and poor growing with under 35s worst hit, report revealed in The Independent

"Those in their 20s and 30s are the only group that have not seen their incomes rise to pre-crisis levels...."

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Interesting approach to empower the lowest 1%

The headline article in is The Future of Not Working sourced from a New York Time Magazine article written by Annie Lowrey on Feb. 23, 2017. "As automation reduces the need for human labor, some Silicon Valley executives think a universal income will be the answer — and the beta test is happening in Kenya." I look forward to reading more about the results of this approach.