The IMF report shows you cannot rely on the spoils of the extremely wealthy to benefit the rest of us. If you want growth, you'd better invest in the poor, invest in essential services and promote redistributive tax policies.
The main problem with pay-to-stay programs is that they put the burden of paying for prisons on the poor. If a rich man ends up in prison for a few months and has to pay a fee, it won’t be a problem for him, but a poor man’s life could...
The campaign as a whole has greatly raised expectations about what the minimum wage should be. The Los Angeles City Council just joined the ranks of U.S. cities tackling poverty wages by setting a $15 minimum wage.
We can -- indeed, I believe we must -- ignite a political movement to reorganize the economy for the benefit of the many, rather than for the lavish lifestyles of a precious few and their heirs.