Tagged: income inequality
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.
Children born to poor parents have little real chance at becoming rich — or even middle class. A federal inheritance tax could help solve this.
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.
New Census data show rising incomes and shrinking poverty, although it’s not quite time to bust out the champagne.
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.
America's wealth concentration has increased tenfold since Bill Clinton first ran for president.
As our cities become more segregated by income, cross-class empathy becomes less likely, and the cycle continues, making us more unequal.
New data provides a glimpse into the lives of the richest of rich—how the 400 highest earners make their money and pay their taxes.
The gap between richest and poorest communities grows, a reality plain to see in America’s heartland.
Three visionary thinkers offer their ideas for a more just and equitable economic future.