Poverty and deep poverty persist in this wealthy nation.
The ‘average’ U.S. family is doing just fine, suggests the Federal Reserve’s latest triennial portrait of household wealth. But typical Americans are struggling. Could both be true?
The Institute for Policy Studies is proud to showcase this poem dedicated to the people's struggle in Ferguson, MO, collectively written by poets of the D.C., Maryland, Virginia metropolitan area using a process described as a potluck process. Enjoy.
The big-box giant is upending people's lives by subjecting its workers to unpredictable scheduling.
Why does Wall Street tank on news portending economic gains for most Americans?
Republican politicians with presidential ambitions are suddenly treating people who can’t make ends meet a priority.
Those with disabilities are more likely to be poor and jobless than those without, making Medicaid's expansion more important than ever.
New report finds that student debt and low-wage faculty labor are rising faster at state universities with the highest-paid presidents.
Student debt and low-wage faculty labor are rising faster at state universities with the highest-paid presidents.
IPS experts weigh in on inequality, taxes, global trade deals, and global talks with Syria and Iran.