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California city to guarantee cash payments for some low-income residents

A California city is rolling out a pilot program that will guarantee a basic income to some low-income families in the area, … Source: https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/521835-california-city-to-guarantee-basic-income-for-some-low-income-residents Droolin’ Dog…

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JPMorgan commits $30 billion to fight the racial wealth gap

Data: Fortune 500, Axios analysis of company statements, get the data; Chart: Andrew Witherspoon, Naema Ahmed/Axios JPMorgan Chase announced Thursday a $30 billion investment over the next five…

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Poor Households Spend Nearly Four Times as Much on Utilities as Well-Off Ones

Low-income households of color tend to spend a bigger share of their income on energy bills. New research from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient…

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LGBT+ Americans disproportionately hit by pandemic’s economic effects

<p>Gay and trans people are 30 per cent more likely to have lost their jobs</p> Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/coronavirus-lgbt-us-economy-gay-jobs-loss-poll-a9705421.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it…

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Nearly 30 million Americans reported not having enough food last week

Nearly 30 million people in the United States reported they did not have enough to eat last week in a new peak since May, according to…

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Rich and poor Americans are living in different coronavirus economies

The coronavirus-driven recession is creating two parallel economic realities and they are growing further apart by the day. What’s happening: Many people with financial assets and…

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Malaysia Still Pushes False Claim That It Has Eradicated Poverty

Malaysia must acknowledge that the country’s rapid economic growth has not benefited all of its residents, says Philip Alston, former UN Special Rapporteur on extreme…

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Trump’s Racist Coronavirus Response Foreshadows the Injustice to Come

Back in May, I wrote that the that the worst case response to the coronavirus was accepting the mounting death toll as the only path…

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Stark racial disparities emerge as families struggle to get enough food

Nearly four in 10 Black and Hispanic households with children are struggling to feed their families during the coronavirus pandemic — a dramatic spike that…

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In ‘Cancer Alley,’ a renewed focus on systemic racism is too late

Black Americans are dying from COVID-19 at more than double the rate of other groups, which experts say is due in part to pollution in…

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Reimagining Public Safety In One Of America’s Deadliest Cities

Mayoral Democratic primary winner Brandon Scott discusses calls to cut the Baltimore police budget to fund social programs, his approach to the drug war, and…

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I grew up poor and white in America. This is why I support reparations

I didn’t feel privileged, so for a while I didn’t think I was. Then I realized where I’d gone wrong Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/poor-white-americans-reparations-slavery-black-lives-matter-tanehisi-coates-a9569431.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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To Stop Deforestation, Give People Money

Solutions to inequality are often portrayed as being at odds with environmental protection. It doesn’t have to be an either-or choice, though. A new study…

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In poor regions, easing virus lockdowns brings new risks

Many countries are gingerly starting to lift their lockdown measures, and experts warn that a further surge of the coronavirus in under-developed regions with shaky…

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What Impact Has Coronavirus Had On Policing?

Racial bias in policing has always existed, with tragic results for some. But has the coronavirus had an impact, or has it merely exposed just…

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We’re About to Have the Longest Summer Vacation Ever. That’s Going to Be a Problem.

Since the start of the pandemic, I’ve been holding a weekly virtual game night for the students in my research group at the City University…

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Coronavirus: Rich countries must fund 'Marshall Plan' for world's poorest countries, says Nobel-winning economist

Esther Duflo, who was awarded the Nobel prize in economics in 2019, said governments of countries in the global “south” would need to mobilise huge…

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Aerial footage shows miles-long queue for food aid in South Africa

Aerial footage showed thousands of people queuing for miles down a dirt road in South Africa for charity food aid meant to relieve hunger caused…

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Bruce Springsteen says coronavirus has laid bare the 'inequalities in wealth' of the US

‘This pandemic has shown the great divide between our American dream and American reality’ Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/news/bruce-springsteen-coronavirus-us-wealth-inequality-american-dream-a9489556.html Indie Brew found this story and shared it with…

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How Historical Trauma And Structural Inequality Help Spread COVID-19

Historical and generational trauma affect Black and other marginalized communities, and ongoing inequality is making the coronavirus pandemic worse among those groups. The post How…

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COVID-19 Ravages Communities Marginalized By White Supremacy

America’s legacy of white supremacy has marginalized Black communities with redlining, segregation, poverty, and lack of access. Combating the history of abuse and mistrust is…

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