Issues / Inequality
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.
New report shows that while restaurant executives are fighting living wages for their workers, they're also benefiting from tax subsidies for their own pay.
Fixing the estate tax could be the single most important intervention in reducing wealth dynasties in the U.S.
The New York financial industry's bonus pool exceeded the annual earnings of the more than 1 million Americans who work full-time at the federal minimum wage.
How Dr. King would view this day and the need to move beyond GDP.
President Obama’s remarks this week on inequality and economic mobility are on the right track but need to be followed by action, said experts Sam Pizzigati, editor of Inequality.org and IPS Associate Fellow, and Chuck Collins, director of the Inequality and the Common Good project at IPS.
Sarah Anderson, author of new report "Fast-food CEOs Rake in Taxpayer-Subsidized Pay," reveals how taxpayers are funding both the bottom and top of the fast food industry on Democracy Now!
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.
In the current budget debate, the loudest calls for Social Security cuts are coming from two lobby groups led by CEOs who will never have to worry about their own retirement security.