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A Living Wage: a Human Right for All

One yardstick of our inequality: More than one in three Indiana households cannot afford the basics of housing, food, health care, and transportation, despite working 40 or more hours a week.

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Local Solutions to Exploding CEO Pay

With national policy likely to compound the income and wealth gap in the coming years, states and localities are fighting back, exploring a new pay ratio politics that’s taking on executive pay excess.

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Seattle Takes on the Trump Budget

A new campaign is rising up to “Trump-proof Seattle” with an innovative city-level solution that will tax the rich to address the deep problems the administration’s proposed budget cuts create.

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Who Cares About the Stock Market?

Ignore all the hyping about Dow 20,000 and other market gyrations. Only the affluent are really benefiting from rising share prices. About 40 percent of all stock belongs to the top 1 percent.

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