A profile of UC Berkeley’s Emmanuel Saez.
New U.S. Census Bureau figures show “a widening wealth gap between those at the top and those in the middle and bottom of the net worth distribution” since the year 2000.
The top 2 percent of American taxpayers gobble up 35 percent of the mortgage interest subsidy.
To cure what ails American politics, we need to challenge concentrated wealth.
African Americans face pervasive inequality in a country that would prefer to think itself past its sins
This excerpt from an upcoming new book argues that corruption, greed, and economic inequality have reached a tipping point.
Twenty U.S. firms paid no federal taxes in 2014′s second quarter despite reporting $4.4 billion in second quarter profits. These 20 firms also took in as much as $84 million in taxpayer subsidies for the $240 million in executive pay they dished out last year.
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.