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Economist: Guaranteed living-wage jobs best way to address inequality

Noted African-American economics professor Darrick Hamilton is proposing federally-guaranteed jobs, at living wages, for everyone.

 

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Justice Department issues scathing report: Baltimore police routinely violate rights

The report fully agrees with what Baltimore residents claim to have endured for years: the racial targeting by an out-of-control police department .

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Analyst: Adults, not teens, are lopsided majority of minimum wage workers

Researcher Monica Garcia-Perez presented her findings to an AFL-CIO-co-sponsored conference on race, income and inequality.

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Progressive all-stars talk voting, future at Philly LGBT center

Rep. Alan Grayson, the Rev. Jesse Jackson, and Jim Hightower were among the cavalcade of progressives who made appearances.

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In the vanguard for gay liberation: The life of Communist organizer Harry Hay

In 1950, Harry Hay, longtime Communist and union activist, founded the Mattachine Society, one of America's first LGBTQ rights organizations.

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Inequality by the numbers

We Americans like to think of ourselves as a middle-class country where the top is not out of reach and the bottom doesn't pose such a grim, cautionary specter.

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Progressive economist on Sanders platform: Median income would soar to $82k

Sanders' programs will increase economic activity and employment and promote a more just prosperity with a narrowing of economic inequality.

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Boston's MLK march unites movements for economic and racial justice

"As we commemorate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the fight for economic and racial justice continues."

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Conn. labor and civil rights groups join together at M. L. King event

Participants came not only to celebrate the life of Dr. King, but also to commit to building a more just and inclusive society.

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Louisiana voters toss out right-wingers

Vitter lost to Edwards because voters were sick and tired of Republicans like him destroying their economic security by giving their state away to huge corporations.

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