We need to do more than assail the heartless new Trump budget. We need to understand its roots in our chronic and continuing inequality.
Imploring people to simply work harder ignores the fact that most jobs don’t pay enough to get ahead.
Instead of helping average working families, Trump’s tax agenda actually targets those already most vulnerable.
The president’s budget won’t balance federal spending one bit, but it’ll move a lot of money up to the rich.
The often praised and all-too-powerful generation is taken to task in this searing critique of the contributions Baby Boomers have made.
Taxpayers are subsidizing the private universities that service America’s rich.
A new study shows the legacy of racism far outweighs individual financial decisions in driving the growing gap between black and white families.
The only solution is to bring your wealth home and invest in community resilience to ensure the survival of all.
They say the fight for a more equitable society isn’t worth the trouble.
Love Thomas Piketty, but don’t have the time for his brick of a book? Here’s the perfect pocket-sized reader to get you up to speed on what all the inequality hype is about.
Fortune 500 chiefs make twice as much in a month as U.S. workers make in a decade. But any move to require corporations to document that disparity would be shameful, a new Trump appointee argues.
Tax evasion by the wealthiest Americans is drying up our heartland communities and squelching opportunities for our young people.
The racial wealth divide today has not decreased since James Baldwin died in 1987.
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.
100 CEOs have as much saved for retirement as 11 million black families, reflecting a broader problem of institutionalized racism in the U.S.