Stories tagged: "economic inequities"


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Los Camioneros: a Force That Impacts Far More Than the Economy in Puerto Rico

Truck driving has become one of the most important trades in Puerto Rico because of the island's dependence on imports.

When news about President Trump's taxes broke, many Americans wondered how he avoided paying anything for years. The answer? Tax breaks and loopholes benefit the rich.
How Trump and America’s Richest Avoid Taxes: They Have Wealth, Not Income

Most taxpayers will never receive the kind of tax breaks given to the wealthy, which expands inequality and hurts the middle class.

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51% of Latinas Can’t Cover Basic Needs Because of the Pandemic, Study Shows

With federal protections expiring, a larger economic crisis could be on the horizon, as 30 to 40 million people face eviction in the coming months.

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How Joe Biden’s ‘Build Back Better’ Plan Will Help Latinos and Other People of Color

The fourth and final part of Biden’s economic recovery proposal aims to “deal with systemic racism and advance racial equity in our economy.”