Issues / Inequality
The Institute for Policy Studies is proud to showcase this poem dedicated to the people's struggle in Ferguson, MO, collectively written by poets of the D.C., Maryland, Virginia metropolitan area using a process described as a potluck process. Enjoy.
The big-box giant is upending people's lives by subjecting its workers to unpredictable scheduling.
Why does Wall Street tank on news portending economic gains for most Americans?
Congress should reinforce the inheritance tax, not scrap it.
The outsourcing of public services to private go-getters has concentrated wealth the whole world over. The best answer to that concentration? That just may be new forms of public ownership.
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.