Economy

Facebook Is Letting Job Advertisers Target Only Men

Facebook Is Letting Job Advertisers Target Only Men
A review found that 15 employers in the past year, including Uber, have advertised jobs on Facebook exclusively to one sex, with many of the ads playing to stereotypes.
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Robert Reich: The Three Big Lessons We Didn’t Learn from the Economic Crisis

Robert Reich: The Three Big Lessons We Didn’t Learn from the Economic Crisis
America should have learned three big lessons from the crisis. We didn’t, to our continuing peril.
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GOP plan takes food stamps away from 2 million Americans in need

GOP plan takes food stamps away from 2 million Americans in need
Trump and Republicans have spent months trying to kick needy Americans off of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
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What Just Happened? $30 Trillion to the Richest White Americans Since 2008

What Just Happened? $30 Trillion to the Richest White Americans Since 2008
While wealth continues to rush, not trickle, upwards, low-income families are going backwards as the average net worth for the poorest half of America decreased from $11,000 to $8,000 since the 2008 financial crash
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Check Your Wallet: Can You Find the $4,000 Trump Promised You?

Check Your Wallet: Can You Find the $4,000 Trump Promised You?
The GOP tax cuts have also added almost $2 trillion to the deficit. Now Republicans are trying to cover the hole they created by cutting critical public services that are important to working families.
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I've been paying my student loans for seven years. Somehow I owe more than when I graduated.

I've been paying my student loans for seven years. Somehow I owe more than when I graduated.
In the last 10 years alone, the number of people like me who owe at least $100,000 in student loans has quadrupled.
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Trump Plan Would Bypass Congress to Hand Rich Another $100 Billion in Tax Cuts

Trump Plan Would Bypass Congress to Hand Rich Another $100 Billion in Tax Cuts
The U.S. apparently can't afford single-payer, but the question of cost "never applies to billion dollar transfers to the one percent."
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Robert Reich: Why Wages Are Going Nowhere

Robert Reich: Why Wages Are Going Nowhere
America doesn’t have a jobs crisis. It has a good jobs crisis.
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With Everyone Focused on Trump, GOP Unveils Plan for More Corporate Tax Cuts

With Everyone Focused on Trump, GOP Unveils Plan for More Corporate Tax Cuts
American wages on average are down 9.3 percent since the GOP's first tax cut plan went into effect in January.
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Trump official dismisses US farmers facing huge losses from trade war

Trump official dismisses US farmers facing huge losses from trade war
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue belittled American farmers on Wednesday.
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