Tagged: income inequality

Houston, We Have an Inequality Problem

Houston, Texas has been segregating at a rapid pace. Unfortunately, the twin ills of rising inequality and increased gentrification have become too familiar in urban America.

Why Not Tax Heirs Directly?

Children born to poor parents have little real chance at becoming rich — or even middle class. A federal inheritance tax could help solve this.

The Bad News about Good Census Numbers

Despite better numbers, the latest census data leaves much to be desired for closing the racial wage, wealth, and opportunity gaps in the United States.

How Unequal is Your City?

A new report let's you know how much of your community’s income growth is flowing to the one percent – down to state, city, and county.

Unequal ZIP Codes

The gap between richest and poorest communities grows, a reality plain to see in America’s heartland.
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