Issues / Inequality
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.
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.
A century later, it's clear that taxing the rich is necessary instead of catastrophic.