Report: Pandemic Expands US Inequality

Report: Pandemic Expands US Inequality

Inequality in the U.S. has been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a Center on Budget and Policy Priorities’ (CBPP) report published Sept. 4. In late July, 12.1% of all U.S. families said they didn’t have enough to eat at some point in the past week....
More Than Half Oppose Universal Basic Income

More Than Half Oppose Universal Basic Income

A majority of U.S. adults oppose universal basic income (UBI), according to a mid-August Pew Research Center report. When asked if they would favor or oppose a $1,000 per month government payment to all citizens, 54% of respondents opposed this (36% strongly and 18%...
While News May Be Bleak, Don’t Despair

While News May Be Bleak, Don’t Despair

Kindred, the news is bleak. For we live in the valley of the shadow, when: The stock market reaches record-breaking levels amid near record-breaking rates of unemployment 1% of U.S. citizens control $30 trillion of assets, while the bottom half is saddled with more...