Posts tagged: on inequality
Melissa Harris-Perry: Nothing is riskier than being poor in America [full video]
Press StatementPatrick Ventrell
Acting Deputy Spokesperson, Office of Press RelationsWashington, DCAugust 5, 2012
The United States is deeply concerned about recent actions the Government of Bangladesh has taken to give the government-appointed chairman of the…
Interesting detail in this graphic: Spending on transportation goes up for the middle class.
But a friendship that evokes parity by day becomes a study of inequality at night and a testament to the way family structure deepens class divides. Ms. Faulkner is married and living on two paychecks, while Ms. Schairer is raising her children by herself. That gives the Faulkner family a profound advantage in income and nurturing time, and makes their children statistically more likely to finish college, find good jobs and form stable marriages.