Josh Hoxie

I Live in a ‘Shithole Country.’ It’s Called the United States

It takes a level of pomposity inconceivable to most of us to describe another country as a “shithole.”

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U.S. Billionaire Bonanza 2017: 3 Men Now Own More Wealth Than the Bottom Half of the Country Combined

Anyone tracking the growing concentration of wealth can tell you the rich are getting richer. It’s not so easy to tell you exactly how rich. Enter Billionaire Bonanza 2017: The Forbes 400 and the Rest of Us.

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Now Eric Trump Is Accused of Stealing from a Cancer Charity

It’s a tough time to be an heir to a multi-billion dollar fortune. Well, no it isn’t, but Donald Trump Jr. is dominating the news cycle over his admitted collusion with Russia over the 2016 election. And he’s not the only Trump kid making life harder for himself than it has to be. Before we get…

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Successful Initiatives to Help Address Inequality

The electoral college has spoken, and the White House as well as Congress are firmly in the hands of the Republican Party, with Donald Trump at their helm.

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17 Ballot Initiatives to Watch if You Care About Inequality

During the Gilded Age of the late 19th century, when levels of inequality were as sky-high as they are today, progressive reformers fought for the right to use citizen-led petition campaigns to circumvent the power of economic elites.

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