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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Economic Policy Institute’

U.S. Wealth Gap Grows During ‘Lost Decade’ For Middle Class

The Economic Policy Institute (EPI), a non-profit think tank focusing on the needs of middle- and low-income workers, this week released a new report that shows the U.S. Wealth Gap has continued to grow over the past decade. It also calls the first 10 years of the 21st century a “lost decade” for middle class Americans. A summary of the …

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Should Apple Take Responsibility For Concerns Over Its Chinese Labor Practices?

Apple, the company that’s considered to be many consumers’ favorite gadget maker, is under fire for what’s happening at its Foxconn factories in China. Aside from numerous reports of suicide and suicide attempts, in January, The New York Times revealed specific details about the working conditions in the factories, which sparked a lot of controversy over the tech company.

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