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Inequality and COVID-19 in 13 Charts

Inequality and COVID-19 in 13 Charts

A new data visualization series illustrates how the pandemic and flawed policy responses have widened long-standing economic, racial, and gender divides.

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The Pentagon Took Money for PPE and Bought Weapons

Make no mistake: The Trump administration’s heartlessness and militarism are costing lives.
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You Paid More Taxes Than Donald Trump

There are two tax systems in America: one for you and me, and one for the wealthiest 0.1 percent.
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Inequality and COVID-19 in 13 Charts

A new data visualization series illustrates how the pandemic and flawed policy responses have widened long-standing economic, racial, and gender divides.
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Let’s Start Debating What Deeply Dooms Democracy: Concentrated Wealth

Why we need to shove inequality onto America's political center stage.
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America’s Global Reputation Isn’t Bouncing Back Anytime Soon

Even if Trump loses, his administration may have permanently damaged our standing abroad. But there’s a silver lining: it makes Trumpism an ideological dead-end.
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Ginsburg Would Want Women to Fight, Not Despair

The late justice dedicated her career to women and other marginalized Americans, and we owe her the same faith she had in us.
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Remembering Bill Gates Sr.

He believed the estate tax was an "economic opportunity recycling program."
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FinCen Files Shine Spotlight on Suspicious Bank Transfers

The reporters behind the Panama Papers and the Paradise Papers gave more to share. We should pay attention.

Reports and Resources

  • Mining Injustice through International Arbitration

    October 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Online Zoom Event

    Webinar (5:00-7:00 pm Guatemala) countering Kappes, Cassiday & Associates’ claims over a gold-mining project in Guatemala.

  • National Town Hall: Fixing Philanthropy for Communities-At Least Temporarily

    October 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm at Online Zoom Event

    The second of two National Town Halls to "Stop the Warehousing of Charitable Dollars" and reveal how we can unlock billions for pandemic relief.

  • Virtual Book Talk: ReTargeting Iran

    October 6 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm at Online Zoom Event

    A discussion with David Barsamian, Nader Hashemi, and Trita Parsi, moderated by Phyllis Bennis about the dangers of the current US escalation trajectory against Iran, the impact of the US elections, and whether or not Washington and Tehran can find a diplomatic solution.

  • 44th Annual Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Awards

    October 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Online

    Guest speakers will include Representative Pramila Jayapal and Representative Ilhan Omar, with entertainment by Nigerian Hip-Hop/R&B artist MannyWellz. Get early bird tickets today!

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