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Blogging Our Great Divide

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

The Hypocrisy of Puzder’s Perks

January 17, 2017 /

by Sarah Anderson

While fighting basic worker protections, Trump's Labor Secretary nominee has enjoyed special executive rewards on a grand scale. Amid speculation that Donald Trump’s pick for Labor Secretary, Andrew Puzder, may...

Laboring for Trump’s Labor Pick

January 12, 2017 /

by Sarah Anderson

At a Capitol Hill forum, Roberto Ramirez shared his experience as a long-time employee of fast food king Andrew Puzder, Trump's choice to head the U.S. Department of Labor.

Exposing the Wealth Defense Industry

January 12, 2017 /

by Chuck Collins

New book examines the hidden world of wealth managers to the ultra-rich driving today's offshore tax sheltering. When Donald Trump boasts that he hasn’t paid taxes in years –and that...

Trump and the ‘Joke’ That Is CEO Pay

January 11, 2017 /

by Sarah Anderson

Red-state voters want action to crack down on executive excess. Trump should oblige. Originally published in U.S. News. On the campaign trail, Donald Trump once described our country's stratospheric CEO...

An Arrogant Entrance, A Sad Exit

January 4, 2017 /

by Sam Pizzigati

With a new Congress and White House committed to wealth’s concentration, we’ll sorely miss the scholar who dedicated his life to documenting wealth’s maldistribution.

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