The great American fallout: how small towns came to resent cities

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Its no secret Donald Trump benefited from rural voters. But Democrat or Republican, they usually tell Katherine Cramer who has spent a decade visiting residents of small-town Wisconsin the same thing: its the cities that get all the breaks, and then have the gall to look down on them, too Joes voice takes on a […]

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Homeless, assaulted, broke: drivers left behind as Uber promises change at the top

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Uber has vowed a shakeup of its scandal-prone executive culture. But its drivers, often left destitute by car rentals and low pay, who are being shortchanged It was billed as one of the most important company-wide meetings in the history of Los Angeles. The 28-year-old rolled up his sleeping bag, put it in the trunk […]

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Indonesia’s four richest men worth as much as poorest 100 million

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Oxfam warns that inequality personified by clove cigarette tycoons Budi and Michael Hartono will damage the nations economy The four richest men in Indonesia own as much wealth as the countrys poorest 100 million citizens, despite the nations president repeatedly pledging to fighting dangerous levels of inequality.. Oxfam on Thursday highlighted Indonesia as one of […]

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World Bank renews drive against inequality

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Report says faster growth and more anti-inequality measures would be needed to meet goal of eliminating extreme poverty and boosting pay The World Bank has called for a fresh drive to tackle inequality after warning that the gap between rich and poor risks thwarting its annual meeting with the IMF in Washington DC this week, […]

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