Tag: economy

The Pay Gap Isn’t Just Immoral – It’s Bad For America

McDonald’s CEO, Stephen Easterbrook, is departing the company due to violating company policy. However, he’s not going away empty-handed. The CEO, who made nearly $16 million at McDonald’s in 2018, is getting a generous exit package to the tune of nearly $42 million – and this is on top of over $23 million in stock […]

The U.S. is Less Free Than “Socialist” Countries

The United States is often held up as a paragon for freedom. The place where democracy and liberty thrive. It may come as a shock to U.S. citizens then to learn that their country lags behind most other developed countries – including “socialist” countries – in the liberties and freedoms it provides its citizens. And […]

Three Reasons Woes Of The Middle-Class & Poor Have Nothing To Do With Bad Financial Planning

Amid news that the economy is booming yet many Americans can’t make ends meet, the idea that people are to blame for their own financial shortcomings continues to find footing in American minds and conversation. Yet it couldn’t be further from the truth. Here are three reasons why the woes of the poor and middle-class […]

No Surprise: Workers Suffer While Rich Benefit From Tax Cuts

CBS News recently released a report on how the Tax Cut & Jobs Act is working out six months after its implementation. The basic gist of it is: The rich are continuing to get richer on the backs of their (often overworked) employees. Six months after the Tax Cut and Jobs Act became law, there’s still […]

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