Issues: Income Inequality


Kitchen Table Issues and the 2020 Presidential Election

There has been a lot of discussion about character issues in this election. But kitchen table issues are likely...

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The Moral Equivalent of Wartime Equality: Public Policies in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic in Pennsylvania

The coronavirus poses a number of serious challenges to every country and to every state in the nation, and...

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Child Care for Minimum Wage Workers in PA Costs 78.5% of Annual Earnings

“This fight for $15 is about more than money, it’s about being able to live.” — Reverend Dr. William...

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A New Proposal Would Give a Much-Needed Boost to Pennsylvania’s Working Families

Senator Bob Casey today joined Senators Sherrod Brown, Michael Bennet, Dick Durbin, and Ron Wyden to introduce the Working...

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Income Inequality

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Key Sources on the Value of Unions and the Importance of Protecting Workers’ Real Freedom to Join Together

Today is a little like Labor Day except with a twist: because of oral arguments today in the Supreme...

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Fight Rising Inequality by Pushing Back on Tip Theft!

Hello from Paris everyone! I will resist here posting pictures of me eating fancy cheeses and drinking wine.

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What is the Fair Share Tax?

The main reason that Pennsylvania’s tax system is so upside down — with the top 1% paying only 4.3%...

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Unequal Pennsylvania

For those of us that follow inequality statistics, this December has been a blockbuster month.  Most recently the Center...

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In Election’s Wake: Time to Judge Elected Officials on Whether They Deliver an Economy Less Rigged to Benefit Political Insiders

What should Pennsylvanians and Americans take away from the Presidential election? While fully digesting Trump’s razor-thin victory will take...

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