The deeply unequal America of 2006 had a greater proportion of low-wealth households than the America of earlier postwar decades — that contrast really mattered.
A more equal distribution of wealth would make downturns in the economy less devastating.
Experts will discuss the military budget, job creation, and rebalancing our national security in an interactive dialog that will be broadcast across the country.
After years of brutal austerity, collapsing economies, widespread unemployment, and shredding of the social safety net, Italians said "basta!" Enough!
A discussion and book signing with Gus Speth on his book about an attractive and plausible future with specific changes that are needed to move toward a new political economy.
Poverty is not, after all, a cultural aberration or a character flaw. Poverty is a shortage of money.
Securing our future means looking for real solutions to our economic woes, not looking to Wall Street.
As Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke discusses preventing inflation, a new report being released next week calls for restructure of the Fed, bank localization, and more.
Join IPS' Break The Chain Campaign and Cities for Progress projects for a day of building Caring Across Generations.
As hard economic times get harder, many Americans turn to helping each other.