Economy

Leaked Audio of Payday Loan Executive Bragging About White House Access Reveals 'Quid Pro Quo'

Leaked Audio of Payday Loan Executive Bragging About White House Access Reveals 'Quid Pro Quo'
"The president pledged to drain the swamp, instead it appears he's catering to the alligators."
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Global Millionaires—Just 0.9% of Population—Now Own Nearly Half of World's $361 Trillion in Wealth

Global Millionaires—Just 0.9% of Population—Now Own Nearly Half of World's $361 Trillion in Wealth
The bottom 56 percent of the population owns just 1.8 percent of the world's wealth
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The Trump-Republican Tax Law Has Cost Home Owners $1 Trillion

 The Trump-Republican Tax Law Has Cost Home Owners $1 Trillion
Home owners are footing the bill for Trump's corporate tax cuts.
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'Maddening' Graphic Shows How 400 Richest Americans Paid Less In Taxes Than Any Other Income Group

'Maddening' Graphic Shows How 400 Richest Americans Paid Less In Taxes Than Any Other Income Group
"The question of our time is this: will we tolerate it? Or will we take back our democracy from the oligarchs who run this country?"
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Workers Stuck 'Paying the Ultimate Price' as GE Freezes Pensions for 20,000 Employees

Workers Stuck 'Paying the Ultimate Price' as GE Freezes Pensions for 20,000 Employees
"GE hired a new CEO last year with a pay package worth up to $300 million."
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New Study Shows CEO Pay Has Grown More Than 1,000% Since 1978

New Study Shows CEO Pay Has Grown More Than 1,000% Since 1978
"Corporate greed is eviscerating the working class."
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Disney Heiress Who Went Undercover to Disneyland 'Livid' at Conditions and Pay

Disney Heiress Who Went Undercover to Disneyland 'Livid' at Conditions and Pay
Heiress Abigail Disney went to one of her family's resorts to see conditions for workers herself and was disgusted by what she saw.
In comments to Yahoo News podcast "Through Her Eyes," Disney
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Congress Targets Middle-Class Retirement Savings to Pay for Corporate Tax Cuts

Congress Targets Middle-Class Retirement Savings to Pay for Corporate Tax Cuts
If you thought it was a safe bet to put your money into retirement plans over the span of your career for estate planning, think again.
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Congresswoman Pressley Presses Mnuchin to Explain Delay of Harriet Tubman's $20 Bill

Congresswoman Pressley Presses Mnuchin to Explain Delay of Harriet Tubman's $20 Bill
"#RepresentationMatters," tweeted Rep. Ayanna Pressley on Wednesday, after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said that a planned redesign of the $20 bill—which would have featured abolitionist and suffragist Harriet Tubman—will not meet an initial 2020 deadline as planned.
In 2016, the Obama administration annou
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Trump Wants to Sell Public Power Agencies to Wall Street

Trump Wants to Sell Public Power Agencies to Wall Street
"Raising electricity prices has been a consistent Trump administration policy."
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