Tag: economic inequality

Income Inequality LIS Book Launch Panel & Discussion

Income Inequality LIS Book Launch Panel & Discussion

– Good evening, everyone. We’re gonna get started, we have a tight schedule so we’re gonna start just on time. I’m Janet Gornick, I’m the Director of LIS, both the parent organization in Luxembourg and also our satellite office here at the Graduate Center which is known as the LIS Center. LIS is a cross-national …

Obama on why income inequality has skyrocketed

Obama on why income inequality has skyrocketed

Ezra Klein: How have we gotten to a point where we can have high corporate profits, and businesses can be doing so well, but the workers don’t necessarily share in that prosperity? Barack Obama: Well this has been at least a 3-decade long trend. Now there are a whole bunch of reasons for that. Some …

Wealth taxes will impact everyday working people: Bobby Jindal

Wealth taxes will impact everyday working people: Bobby Jindal

STREET JOURNAL” THEY EXPLORE ANY AND ALL POSSIBILITIES. THAT COULD BE AMONG THEM.>>>ALL RIGHT. REPUBLICAN FORMER GOVERNOR OF LOUISIANA, BOBBY JINDAL, PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE IN HIS OWN RIGHT A FEW YEARS AGO. WHAT DO YOU THINK OF WHAT THEY SEEM TO BE SAYING IS THAT IF IT LOOKS MORE LIKELY THAT WHOEVER EMERGES AMONG THE DEMOCRATS …

Income Inequality LIS Book Launch Panel & Discussion

– Good evening, everyone. We’re gonna get started, we have a tight schedule so we’re gonna start just on time. I’m Janet Gornick, I’m the Director of LIS, both the parent organization in Luxembourg and also our satellite office here at the Graduate Center which is known as the LIS Center. LIS is a cross-national …

Bernie Brief: Income Inequality | Ep. 1

Bernie Brief: Income Inequality | Ep. 1

Hi, this is senator Bernie Sanders. I need your help. One of the reasons that our campaign is doing so well is that we are discussing the real issues facing the American people, something that most politicians and the media just don’t do. In fact one of the great concerns I have had for many, …

Income Inequality LIS Book Launch Panel & Discussion

– Good evening, everyone. We’re gonna get started, we have a tight schedule so we’re gonna start just on time. I’m Janet Gornick, I’m the Director of LIS, both the parent organization in Luxembourg and also our satellite office here at the Graduate Center which is known as the LIS Center. LIS is a cross-national …

The division of wealth in America

The division of wealth in America

WELCOME BACK. I HAD THE CHANCE TO TALK TO WRITER AND PHOTOGRAPHER CHRIS ABOUT HIS TRAVELS ACROSS OUR NATION DOCUMENTING THOSE FORGOTTEN MEN AND WOMEN WHO HAVE BEEN LEFT BEHIND BY THE COASTAL ELITE PARTICULATE.>>THIS BOOK YOU’VE WRITTEN, I WOULD MAKE SURE, THIS IS SEEKING RESPECT IN BACK WORLD AMERICA. WERE GOING TO GET INTO …

5 Inequality Myths

5 Inequality Myths

ANTONY DAVIES: Myths about inequality. Myth number one. Profit and plunder are the same thing. Imagine a person who provides services to society. Maybe he mows lawns, or fixes cars, or paints houses, and in return for these services he provides to others, he asks for something in return, maybe some food, clothing and shelter. …

The science of greed | Paul K. Piff | TEDxMarin

The science of greed | Paul K. Piff | TEDxMarin

Translator: Ivana Korom Reviewer: Camille Martínez It’s really an honor to be at such a distinguished gathering and to have the opportunity to talk to you about some of my research. I want you to, for a moment, think about playing a game of Monopoly. Except in this game, that combination of skill, talent and …