Issues / Poverty
Can we trust Oxfam’s latest numbers on global inequality? Critics don’t think we should. But their pushback is getting pushback aplenty.
First they were the inequality-deniers. Now you might call them the inequality-opportunists.
The rules are stacked against most of us.
Phyllis Bennis joins Ralph Nader and Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter David Cay Johnston to discuss inequality in the State of the Union address on Democracy Now!.
Addressing inequality head-on will put our nation's wealth back where it belongs — with all of us.
The tipping initiative by Maria Shriver sidesteps Marriott's responsibility to pay its housekeepers a living wage.
Poverty and deep poverty persist in this wealthy nation.
Republican politicians with presidential ambitions are suddenly treating people who can’t make ends meet a priority.
Until both lawmakers and universities prioritize reinvesting in America's young people, the student debt crisis isn't going anywhere.
Two recent legal cases about money and free speech unveil a contradiction in our application of the First Amendment.