Poverty & Inequality News

May, 2010
Time for a new paradigm for executive compensation
May, 2010
It has been years since race relations in the Bay Area, where diversity and tolerance are pillars of the civic religion, have taken such a sharp turn for the worse.
May, 2010
Many of the jobs lost during the recession are not coming back.
May, 2010
Muhammad Yunus has another initiative, one that is even more ambitious than microcredit. He calls for creation of an alternative economy of businesses devoted to helping the underprivileged.
May, 2010
While the Arizona police will check driver’s licenses and other documents to root out illegal immigrants, New Mexico allows illegal residents to obtain driver’s licenses as a public safety measure.
May, 2010
A snapshot of Hispanic youngsters — the fastest-growing group in the United States by age and ethnicity — concludes that the obstacles and inequalities they face today “may hinder the broader integration of Latinos into... More
May, 2010
It started with adolescent taunting near a frozen pond on a January afternoon and soon escalated into a brawl.
May, 2010
Since 2008, officials in East Haven, Conn., a working-class suburb with a long history of toxic relations between the police and minorities, have played down Latinos’ complaints of accelerating police harassment and... More
May, 2010
Under Mr. Stern, the service employees became a formidable force in presidential, Congressional and governors’ races and was the nation’s fastest-growing union, expanding to nearly two million members.
May, 2010
Despite growing unease in the financial markets, the American economy is gathering steam, adding an unexpectedly large number of jobs last month.

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