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Blogging Our Great Divide

New developments on the inequality front? Our Institute for Policy Studies Inequality.org editorial team tracks them here.

In Israel, a Step toward a CEO Pay Cap

March 29, 2016 /

by Sam Pizzigati


Israeli taxpayers will no longer be subsidizing financial industry executive pay excess. Could the United States follow suit? By Wall Street standards, top financial industry execs in Israel make virtually...

A Chance to Stop Tax Haven Abuse

March 24, 2016 /

by Josh Hoxie


The Treasury Department has the ability to prevent Pfizer from dodging $35 billion in taxes through closing an offshore tax loophole. My colleague Chuck Collins, almost exactly five years ago,...

Affluent Populists?

March 17, 2016 /

by Marc Priester


Inequality is front and center for Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump's candidacies. Do their messages turn-off rich voters?

Remembering Martin Sabo

March 15, 2016 /

by Chuck Collins


A champion of fairness, Representative Martin Sabo fought for working people to reduce inequality. We're proud to have worked alongside him.

More CEO Pension Madness

March 11, 2016 /

by Scott Klinger


The Tennessee Valley Authority CEO who’s pressing for worker pension cuts has amassed a retirement fortune that will deliver him over $23,000 a month for his three years of service.

Income Segregation and Familiarity

March 9, 2016 /

by Josh Hoxie


Rising income segregation hinders our capacity for cross-class empathy and challenges our ability to close the gap. There’s a well-established phenomenon in social psychology that states people tend to like things...

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