Issues / Economy
By reducing inequality, boosting consumer spending and reducing underemployment, Maryland’s new Minimum Wage Act could generate over $2 billion a year in economic benefits for the state.
New report finds that student debt and low-wage faculty labor are rising faster at state universities with the highest-paid presidents.
Student debt and low-wage faculty labor are rising faster at state universities with the highest-paid presidents.
After minor revisions due to updated data from the American Federation of Teachers, the report still concludes that student debt and low-wage faculty labor are rising faster at the state universities with the 25 highest-paid presidents.
How Dr. King would view this day and the need to move beyond GDP.
As we end the longest period of war in our history, we should be entering a period of postwar downsizing - but what about the communities dependent on the massive post-9/11 military budget?
The profits of corporate giants that crash our economy and corrupt our politics deserve your outrage. But the efforts to curb them need your creative energy.
Two recent legal cases about money and free speech unveil a contradiction in our application of the First Amendment.
Gone are the days when the U.S. accounted for over 40 percent of the world's billionaires, with Western Europe and Japan making up most of the rest.
Over 1,000 attended the IPS 50th Anniversary Celebration the weekend of October 11-13, 2013, joining us as we remembered the past and looked toward the future.