In any society where great stashes of wealth amass at the top, philosopher Elizabeth Anderson reminds us, the wealthy will sooner or later come to see most of the rest of us as failures.
On Black Women’s Pay Equity Day, experts weigh in on income inequality for African-American women. Today, a black woman makes just 64 cents on the dollar earned by a white man.
Corporations have reaped trillion-dollar benefits from sixty years of public education in the United States, but they’re skipping out on the taxes meant to sustain the educational system.
At the heart of privatization is a disdain for government, a distrust of society, and a mindless individualism that leaves little room for cooperation. Here are 5 steps that lead to privatization.
To address the problems in American education, we must address the crisis of economic inequality in this country. The real crisis in our schools is inequality, not poor teachers or administrators.
An underground economy that exploits workers, damages public investments, and cheats consumers has expanded in the wake of labor unions’ downfall. The only response is a revitalized labor movement.
When a company is truly owned, the owners have incentives to care about their reputation, their workforce, the quality of their products, and the health of the communities in which they operate.
From Presidential hopefuls across the political spectrum to a handful of millionaires and even billionaires, everyone is pushing the critical issue of income and wealth inequality onto center stage.
While there’s little difference in the overall performance of charter schools and public schools, charters are riddled with fraud and marked by a lack of transparency that leads to even more fraud.
Inequality has our planet down, the veteran analyst Juliet Schor believes, but not out. She’s seeing more of us working for alternatives to mindless consumerism — and the failing system that generates it.