Obesity Often a Symptom of Economic Inequality

Obesity Often a Symptom of Economic Inequality

Sixteen U.S. states have an adult obesity rate of at least 35% — a four-state increase from 2019. This was the key finding in the 18th annual report on obesity from the Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) released in September. This parallels a World Health Organization...
Nearly 14m U.S. Households Were Food Insecure in 2020

Nearly 14m U.S. Households Were Food Insecure in 2020

There were 13.8 million U.S. households that experienced food insecurity in 2020, according to a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (USDA) report published Sept. 8. This total represents 10.5% of all U.S. households, a percentage that remains unchanged from 2019. Of...
U.S. CEO Pay 351 Times Average Worker in 2020

U.S. CEO Pay 351 Times Average Worker in 2020

CEOs in the U.S. continued making millions while millions became unemployed due to the pandemic in 2020. Realized income for CEOs in the top 350 publicly owned U.S. companies rose 18.9% last year, bringing their average pay to $24.2 million (up from $21.3 million in...