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Party Affiliation Reaches a Low With Millennials »

In a recent Pew study, America's youngest adult generation - the Millennials - report the lowest levels of political affiliation…

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by: In These Times
views: 287
Score: 8

Red v. Blue: The Deepest Conflict in America »

While issues of race seem to be generating less hostility, political and socioeconomic frictions are by far producing the most…

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by: In These Times
views: 267
Score: 6

Think Income Inequality is Bad? Take a Look at Wealth »

While the highest-earning fifth of U.S. families earned 59.1% of all income, the richest fifth held 88.9% of all wealth.…

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by: In These Times
views: 399
Score: 5

US Executives on Inequality: Government Must Get Involved »

In a poll that included over 300 US executives from companies with annual revenues in excess of $1 billion, Harris…

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by: In These Times
views: 202
Score: 4

Do Big US Multinationals Actually Have Americans in Mind? »

In a recent Gallup poll, at least half of Americans rated large US multinational companies poorly in several key stewardship…

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by: In These Times
views: 151
Score: 3

Land of the Free, Home of the Best Presidents Money Can Buy »

Despite a strong rejection of Citizens United during the last presidential election cycle, the unrestricted flow of cash into campaigning…

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by: In These Times
views: 225
Score: 3

Americans: After Costly Interventions, No More Bill-Footing »

A comfortable majority of Americans take a more realist perspective concerning national security: we should only get involved militarily if…

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by: In These Times
views: 196
Score: 2

The Koch Brothers Could Buy All 286,629 Houses in Atlanta »

While the median household net worth in the United States stalls at a 43-year low at just under $70,000 including…

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by: In These Times
views: 143
Score: 2

Bottom 90% Only Taking Home Half the Annual Income »

The state of economic equality in the US is in dire straits. When including capital gains, the top 10% of…

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by: In These Times
views: 154
Score: 2

Who Really Benefits from Technological Revolution? »

We often put much stock into the power of technology to make our lives easier, to the point of admiration…

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by: In These Times
views: 199
Score: 2

Uninsured Rate Drops to Lowest Number Since 2008 »

The percentage of uninsured Americans dropped 1.5% to 15.6% overall in the 1st quarter of 2014. It is a small,…

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by: In These Times
views: 134
Score: 2

Support for Death Penalty Dwindles »

Support for the death penalty for murderers has gradually continued to fall. Since the early 1990s, opposition to this extreme…

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by: In These Times
views: 89
Score: 2

Green Grass or Greenbacks? »

Studies show that the rebound in the world markets has lead to Americans once again emphasizing their wish to protect…

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by: In These Times
views: 80
Score: 2

Who are the Hungry in America? »

In a recent poll, it was found that over one quarter of Mississippians struggled to afford food at least once…

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by: In These Times
views: 241
Score: 2

Marijuana Prohibition Disproportionately Affects Minorities »

According to a study by the ACLU, blacks were several times more likely to be arrested for marijuana possession than…

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by: In These Times
views: 252
Score: 2

Why is America a Bad Place to Be a Worker? »

Americans expressed a 60 percentage point difference between those saying 'yes' and those saying 'no' to whether or not the…

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by: In These Times
views: 153
Score: 1

Rising College Costs Have Students Asking New Questions »

Amid ballooning costs of higher education that have millions of young American adults sharing a whopping $1 trillion in student…

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by: In These Times
views: 159
Score: 1

What Are the Causes of Inequality in the United States? »

An overwhelming majority of Americans are of the opinion that the influence of big business and rich individuals on government…

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by: In These Times
views: 99
Score: 1

Why is the US Chamber of Commerce Against CEO Wage Reports? »

A new rule requiring corporations to report the pay difference between their CEOs and their median worker has many a…

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by: In These Times
views: 67
Score: 1

Women Nearly Twice as Likely to Earn Minimum Wage (or less) »

Data taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that women make up 62% of Americans making the minimum wage…

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by: In These Times
views: 43
Score: 1

Americans Say Corporations Are Not Paying Their Share »

Americans have, for many years now, said that corporations are paying too little in taxes while the middle class suffers.…

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by: In These Times
views: 60
Score: 1

Anti-Incumbent Sentiments Stirring Ahead of Midterms »

Americans' satisfaction with Congress is reflected in a sharp drop in the percent of the electorate that believe most incumbents…

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by: In These Times
views: 39