Five Ways To Help Theresa May Keep Her Promises
FIVE SIMPLE, PRACTICAL AND ACTIONABLE STEPS TO BUST ECONOMIC INEQUALITY
WHEN THERE'S WILL...THERE'S A WAY...
....TO END ECONOMIC HARDSHIP AND INEQUALITY It is an indisputable fact that the wealth we have all helped create sits in the hands - or the bank accounts to be more accurate - of a few. It seems only fair to create a more equitable approach to wealth distribution. One obvious and practical approach for returning the wealth to all of the wealth creators is through a tax on wealth. Indisputable. Fair. Practical. That's a good start. But -- who would pay? Well, the top 1% of
A one-two punch to knock-out low pay for good.
‘No business which depends for its existence on paying less than living wages to its workers has any right to continue in this country.’ So said President Franklin D Roosevelt in 1933 and yet in 2014 some 3.3 million US workers were paid the federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour ($15,080 a year) or less. An acceptable living wage today is considered to be $15 per hour, yet there are 51 million jobs that pay less, so the federal government (taxpayers) spends $227 billion on we