Unions constitute the best weapon that American workers have to fight the relentless concentration of wealth in the upper classes.
If everyone in America had a PhD, we’d have a lot of frustrated, over-educated people.
The notion that better educating the poor — so they can earn more — has increasingly become the fallback position of conservatives in the debate over rising economic inequality.
The story behind the landmark California Senate legislation that links corporate tax rates to CEO-worker pay gaps.
Topping the list of the 10 U.S. cities with the largest shift of income towards richer households from 2005 to 2012: Albany, Georgia, and Ithaca, New York.
Local, populist, and redistributive, America’s new municipal progressive movements owe plenty to the Occupy moment of 2011.
Making our economy fairer would also make it richer, new research makes clear. Goodbye, trickle-down. Hello, trickle-up.
If economic inequality continues to soar, in what ways will that affect women specifically?
One place to look to understand the strong case for a maximum wage may be an industry that actually has a maximum wage: professional basketball.
Research conducted separately by European Central Bank and London School of Economics researchers shows that tax shelters and inadequate surveying are generating a significant undercounting of the wealth of the super rich.