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"Discontinuing the expanded Child Tax Credit has plunged millions of families back into poverty and its anxieties."
"Discontinuing the expanded Child Tax Credit has plunged millions of families back into poverty and its anxieties."
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"The latest measures are far more effective than Western powers’ past efforts to target Russia’s elite."
"The latest measures are far more effective than Western powers’ past efforts to target Russia’s elite."
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Profoundly important demographic situation in the US.
Profoundly important demographic situation in the US.
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"In a society where asset ownership is incredibly unequal, social mobility becomes severely diminished"
"In a society where asset ownership is incredibly unequal, social mobility becomes severely diminished"
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"With an economy bursting at the seams, it’s crucial to figure out whether inflation will be good or bad for you. Excess money in the banking system has pushed up prices, leading to higher wages and other prices....."
"With an economy bursting at the seams, it’s crucial to figure out whether inflation will be good or bad for you. Excess money in the banking system has pushed up prices, leading to higher wages and other prices....."
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Wealth is concentrated in the hands of a few powerful billionaires at the cost of economic hardship and precarity for the many."
Wealth is concentrated in the hands of a few powerful billionaires at the cost of economic hardship and precarity for the many."
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>"Some very wealthy people give their money away in an attempt to burnish their reputations. Not the Tesla C.E.O."
>"Some very wealthy people give their money away in an attempt to burnish their reputations. Not the Tesla C.E.O."
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"The opening of the global economy over the past 30 years enriched multinational corporations, which have been able to shift profits to wherever the corporate tax rate is lowest. The G20 can take one step toward remedying that by accepting _...Read More_
"The opening of the global economy over the past 30 years enriched multinational corporations, which have been able to shift profits to wherever the corporate tax rate is lowest. The G20 can take one step toward remedying that by accepting _...Read More_
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"There are now more billionaires in the UK than at any other time in the 33-year history of The Sunday Times’s rich list. And the richest 250 people saw an increase of £106bn in their wealth since before the pandemic."
"There are now more billionaires in the UK than at any other time in the 33-year history of The Sunday Times’s rich list. And the richest 250 people saw an increase of £106bn in their wealth since before the pandemic."
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"The jet-setting cosmopolitans of popular imagination exist, but they are far outnumbered by a less exalted and less discussed elite group, one that sits at the pinnacle of America’s local hierarchies."
"The jet-setting cosmopolitans of popular imagination exist, but they are far outnumbered by a less exalted and less discussed elite group, one that sits at the pinnacle of America’s local hierarchies."
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"Cash assistance during the pandemic"
"Cash assistance during the pandemic"
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"Beijing’s ambitious strategy to more evenly distribute the nation’s wealth is one of the buzziest topics on Chinese people’s minds these days, with lofty hopes intermixed with questions and concerns."
"Beijing’s ambitious strategy to more evenly distribute the nation’s wealth is one of the buzziest topics on Chinese people’s minds these days, with lofty hopes intermixed with questions and concerns."
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"Rebalancing labor relations so that workers are empowered would be an effective way to address racial wealth disparities and atone for the legacy of slavery, a scholar argues."
"Rebalancing labor relations so that workers are empowered would be an effective way to address racial wealth disparities and atone for the legacy of slavery, a scholar argues."
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"President Xi Jinping’s rhetoric on common prosperity, which calls for citizens to share in the opportunity to be wealthy, has surged this year – long after being first mentioned by former leader Mao Zedong in the 1950s."
"President Xi Jinping’s rhetoric on common prosperity, which calls for citizens to share in the opportunity to be wealthy, has surged this year – long after being first mentioned by former leader Mao Zedong in the 1950s."