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Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York.

‘Shameful!’: AOC just delivered a 60-second takedown of Republicans who fought for a corporate bailout in the $2 trillion coronavirus aid ...

"There should be shame about what was fought for in this bill and the choices that we have to make," she said in a speech on the House floor.
Nurses Kimberly Weigand, Kristen Gaumer and Debbie Jessell man the Drive Up Testing tent Thursday, March 19, 2020, at Penn State Health St. Joseph in Bern Township, Pa.

An ER nurse told us she was exposed to the coronavirus and has symptoms but still can’t get tested, and it highlights both America’s cripp...

US coronavirus tests have been messy and inconsistent — but that hasn't stopped celebs like Kris Jenner and NBA players from getting access to them.
Data may soon be involved in the fight against inequality.

Right now, the hottest economic battles are over the minimum wage and income inequality. But in 10 years we could be fighting over data inequality.

Soon, marketers might pay consumers directly to watch an ad, instead of working with advertisers. How will we resolve that power imbalance?

‘It’s a physical impossibility to lift yourself up by a bootstrap’: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez argues everyone needs help to succeed

The progressive lawmaker pointed to public school, tax breaks, inheritance, and food assistance as forms of external help.
A person is stunned to find out the richest Americans have a disproportionate share of wealth.

‘It’s very sad’: A viral video uses slices of pie to show how $98 trillion of American wealth is actually distributed

People were stunned to see how many slices went to the wealthiest one percent of Americans, and very few to everyone else.

The world’s 2,153 billionaires are richer than 4.6 billion people combined, Oxfam says

The 22 wealthiest men, led by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates, are richer than all the women in Africa put together.

‘Inequality in a nutshell’: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says the Dow’s record high is meaningless for many Americans

"The Dow soars, wages don't," the New York congresswoman said, arguing that stock-market gains don't benefit most salaried workers.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said cheering for soaring stock prices while wages stay low is ‘inequality in a nutshell.’ We made 6 charts to sh...

Nearly half of Americans don't own stocks at all, and the lion's share of stock ownership is concentrated in the wealthiest 10% of families.

A growing number of Americans believe the government should tackle economic inequality instead of illegal immigration, new poll finds

Pew found 42% of Americans said cutting inequality should be a top federal priority, above the 39% identifying illegal immigration as a problem.

Malaysia has one of the biggest gender gaps in South-east Asia, and places in the bottom half of WEF’s Global Gender Index

The World Economic Forum (WEF) estimates that the overall gender gap in the world will take 99.5 years to close.