Topping the list: Sebastian-Vero Beach, Florida, where 17.2 percent of households live in poverty and 7.1 percent have incomes over $200,000.
Scientists explain how inequality undermines well-being at both ends of the income spectrum.
In 2009, new IRS figures show, America’s highest 400 incomes averaged $202 million each and faced a total rate under 20 percent.
An influential billionaire is telling America that developed economies work best with inequality “at a minimum.”
The economy has grown considerably slower than predicted. The incomes of the wealthy, by contrast, have jumped.
East Carroll Parish, Louisiana, has the nation’s highest level of income inequality — and can help us understand why inequality endangers us all.
Amid the non-stop political fireworks over border control and migration policy, we pay surprisingly little attention to the global economic forces that drive the mass movement of people. The most fundamental of these: inequality.
A truly sustainable society, says the world’s most insightful ecological economist, needs both an income minimum and income maximum.
On the latest trend in billion-dollar fortunes.
The president of America’s Steelworkers union is calling on corporate boards “to behave more like Pope Francis, banishing imperial CEOs and rejecting royal pay package demands.”