1. BigLeRoy

    Tax Cut To Widen Trade Gap That Riles Trump

    On Thursday, April 19 (2018), an article with that title appeared on page A2 of The Wall Street Journal, in the weekly Capital Account column by the very knowledgeable Greg Ip. His columns are highly recommended, BTW. I would link to the article, but you would run into an immediate paywall. A...
  2. Davocrat

    Trump widens the GOP gender gap even more

    Looks like Republican women are wisely jumping ship on Trump. Guess who is NOT? We are used to hearing about a gender gap among the U.S. electorate. But the 2016 election — and, more specifically, Donald Trump — has produced a new gender gap, this one among the Republican Party’s elected...
  3. L

    Trump Closing Gap with Clinton

    Just 7 points between them again. This has to be humiliating for Hillary. Poll: Clinton still leads Trump nationally, but gap is narrowing
  4. cpicturetaker12

    The GOP'S "REAL demographic crisis"? The 'GOD-LESS GAP'

    About GODDAMN time. 4 decades of shoving this GOD SHIT down everyone's throats has set us back decades in a whole host of disciplines--science, education, medicine, research, race relations, human and civil RIGHTS. (Not to mention 'Christian superiority' and nation building--utter failure). I'll...
  5. L

    Skills gap for US manufacturing workers mostly a myth, paper says

    August 15, 2016 by Phil Ciciora For years, employers, pundits and policymakers alike have bemoaned the lack of qualified workers available to fill vacant manufacturing jobs in the U.S. Despite the prominence of the skills-gap debate, a new paper co-written by a University of Illinois...
  6. the watchman

    The Trump-Clinton Gender Gap Could Be The Largest In More Than 60 Years.

    The latest round of polls suggests that in the 2016 election, those two dots could be farther apart than in any modern election yet. We chose one as an example — women chose likely nominee Hillary Clinton 51 to 38 percent in the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal matchup between her and Trump...
  7. bajisima

    Sanders closes the gap in Wisconsin

    "Bernie Sanders has narrowed Hillary Clinton’s lead in Wisconsin, according a Marquette Law School poll of voters who say they will vote in the state's Democratic primary released Thursday. The former secretary of state’s 9-point lead over Sanders has dwindled to just 2 points — 45 percent to...
  8. L

    Big trouble in rural China: Data reveals greater the wealth gap the higher the crime

    A growing wealth gap, an ageing population and the lack of a social safety net could be driving crime in some of China's poorest areas. Hong Kong has been hit by a spate of high-profile robberies and kidnapping cases, and many of the suspects hailed from Wengan county in Guizhou, one of...
  9. bajisima

    Gender wage gap narrows and in some instances, reverses, for women college graduates

    "While studies have long shown the gender pay gap to be a stubbornly persistent phenomenon -- with women earning somewhere between 77 and 78 cents for every dollar earned by men, according to recent studies -- a new analysis by two researchers at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York indicates...
  10. Goofball

    5 Month gap in Hillary emails.

    I guess we are suppose to believe that while serving as Sec of State, she did ZERO official business for 5 months. I'm sure some here will buy it. I predict some will not be happy about the source................just a guess. Read more at New bombshell: 5-month gap in Hillary emails
  11. meridian5455

    Remember what Obama said about Gap agreeing to Raise Wages?

    Not all that long ago, Gap, Inc. was among the retailers the White House praised for participating in their #RaiseTheWage push. Obama even visited a Gap store in March of last year to thank them for doing as Democrats instructed...
  12. the watchman

    Stacey Dash, Meredith Vieira Face Off Over Gender Pay Gap in Cringeworthy Interview

    This hot seat is scalding! Stacey Dash had to answer some tough questions about her political and economic views when she stopped by The Meredith Vieira Show for an interview airing Wednesday, April 29. During their chat, Vieira, 61, noted the Clueless star's opposition to female celebs talking...
  13. IrisBloom

    Piling On Work to Escape Gap in Health Law What I can’t understand about Obamacare is if it’s so good then why it can’t provide all the population with decent healthcare? And if it’s so bad, then why so many people weren’t satisfied with what we had...
  14. Pragmatist

    Solving the income equality gap

    You want to solve the income equality gap I will tell you how to do it, use the 2 T's. Trade........... The first and most important is trade. This country was built on its own healthy manufacturing base and I can't see it surviving without one. If we are going to continually allow companies...
  15. J

    Income gap continues to grow in America

    The income gap between the richest and poorest Americans continues to grow. Social stratification due to differences in income Americans will continue to grow, and in the near future is not expected any change in this trend. These findings are contained in the published report, submitted to the...
  16. KnotaFrayed

    Widening income gap....

    Causes? A problem? Why? Not a problem? Why not? Where is all the money making the wealthy wealthier coming from? Where is all the money the lower and middle incomes had, going to? Who's to blame? Who's trying to do something about it? Who's resisting attempts to do something about it...
  17. BoiseBo

    Harvard Study: Wealth gap is unsustainable

    Well no shit Sherlock ... you don't need to be a Harvard grad to have figured this out by now of course, but it doesn't hurt. ;-) BOSTON, Sept 8 (Reuters) - "We argue that such a divergence is unsustainable," according to the report, which was based on a survey of 1,947 of Harvard Business...
  18. vikingbeast

    Virtually NO Gap

    But I'm not surprised. People don't remember what you do for them - they DO, however, remember how you make them feel. Sorry, Czar Kasich, people remember your contempt for them in Ohio!
  19. bajisima

    Forget the federal government it is state governments that are expanding wealth gap

    We all debate how the Federal government can raise taxes or use stimulus to stop expanding the wealth gap. But apparently that isn't nearly as important as what the states are doing. "Last year, at least 10 states passed income tax cuts targeted at businesses or those in the top individual...
  20. L

    Gap Inc raises minimum hourly rate to $9 in 2014 and $10 in 2015

    1 Minimum wage jobs: not just for college students or the uneducated 88% of minimum wage workers are over the age of 20, and 44% have at least some college experience. -Economic Policy Institute 2 It’s not enough: Working families still struggling today 2.8 million working single parents...