Keeping people in poverty by trying to bring them out of it

January 5, 2012
David Cay Johnston
Keeping people in poverty by trying to bring them out of it

In nearly all 34 countries with modern economies, inequality is rising, a new study by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development shows.
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Underpaid women and their men

October 28, 2011
David Cay Johnston
Underpaid women and their men

New data on US incomes, poverty, pensions and philanthropy all show a common economic reality — women are still getting shortchanged. Do men care? Men’s median total income in 2010 was $1.54 for each dollar women received, my analysis of new US Census data shows. The median — half make more, half less — was...
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A tale of two countries

August 16, 2011
David Cay Johnston
A tale of two countries

In China it is among the best of times, in America it is among the worst of times, the age of wisdom in one country, the age of foolishness in the other when it comes to taxes and economic growth.
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