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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.

Homecare Worker Rule Here to Stay

October 16, 2015 /

by Betsy Wood


  Last week, Chief Justice John Roberts denied a request from three industry groups seeking to delay a new rule which grants basic minimum wage and overtime pay protections to...

Inequality Shapes Democratic Debate

October 15, 2015 /

by Josh Hoxie


In the first Democratic debate of the presidential primary season, the five candidates on stage vied to distinguish themselves from the pack on the wide range of issues covered by...

Understanding Dorothy Day Economics

September 28, 2015 /

by Chuck Collins


Why Pope Francis celebrated the life of Dorothy Day in his Capitol Hill address It was heartening and surprising to hear Pope Francis lift up the legacy of Dorothy Day...

Do We Need a Maximum Wage?

September 25, 2015 /

by Sam Pizzigati


The new leader of the UK Labour Party is talking about capping income. Most Americans might be surprised to know that FDR did, too.

Remember the American Dream?

September 3, 2015 /

by Sheila Kennedy


Watching Donald Trump trash immigrants and refer none-too-obliquely to people who are less fortunate as “losers”—all while wearing a hat emblazoned with the slogan “Make America Great Again”—is giving me a bad case of depression.

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