Issues / Inequality
Since Congress is sitting on its hands, progress on reining in executive over-compensation is cropping up elsewhere.
More than enough, the latest statistical evidence suggests, to warrant a full-fledged federal search. A new banking law in effect this month could start that search in the right direction.
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.
Until both lawmakers and universities prioritize reinvesting in America's young people, the student debt crisis isn't going anywhere.
New report reveals that Walmart cut its taxes by $104 million by giving executives lavish "performance-based" bonuses.
IPS' recent report has garnered significant attention in prominent national media outlets.
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.
While Medicaid coverage may be expanding in some states, the program's funding for mental health care services remains at risk.