3 ideas to fight global and US poverty are gaining traction

Feeling bummed out about the new study showing growing income inequality in the United States — with half the country going without a raise since 1980?

Buck up.

Here are three big wins this week for those fighting on behalf of the economically underprivileged. Portland, Oregon, will tax companies with overpaid CEOs to support the homeless. On Wednesday, the city council of Portland, Oregon, passed a new measure aimed at stemming income inequality: taxing disproportionately well-compensated CEOs, the Portland Business Journal reported.According to the Guardian , it’s the first measure of its kind, and would basically add a surcharge of 10% […]

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