Stories tagged: "income inequality"


Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) addresses members of the media in North Carolina in October. Harris made the closing arguments for the Biden/Harris campaign in eastern NC Sunday, Nov. 1. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)
Riding With Kamala Harris: Inside the Biden Campaign’s Closing Arguments in Eastern NC

Why eastern NC, the place where I'm from, plays host to Kamala Harris' final points on income inequality, healthcare, and racial injustice.

President Trump, one of the wealthiest president in history, has enacted economic policies enriching America's richest citizens. Biden's working-class Scranton background has translated into economic plans that will benefit the vast majority of the nation. (Graphic by COURIER)
‘Scranton Versus Park Avenue’: How Biden and Trump’s Economic Plans Match Up

Biden's Pennsylvania upbringing and Amtrak-riding ways are light-years from Trump’s billionaire status. That has real implications for Americans' wallets.

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden in 2019 in Iowa. The presidential candidate was in North Carolina Wednesday to talk raising the minimum wage and economic justice, particularly for Black Americans. (Image via Shutterstock)
What’s the Difference Between Biden and Trump’s Tax Plans? NC Experts Tell Us.

As party conventions heat up, Biden and President Trump offer starkly different tax plans for the country. NC experts tell us what it means.

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NC’s Worst-Case COVID Plan Could Be Devastating for People with Pre-Existing Conditions

Disability rights groups file federal complaint alleging NC’s proposed plan leaves people with disabilities to shoulder disproportionate load.  If a spike of COVID-19 cases overwhelms North Carolina’s hospitals, communities of color, those living with disabilities, and elderly residents could be disproportionately shut out of life-saving treatments.  That’s the fear for several disability rights groups, including...