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Blogging Our Great Divide

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

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.

Hillary vs. Bernie vs. the 1 Percent

March 6, 2016 /

by Sam Pizzigati

The two Democratic Party White House hopefuls agree on cutting back the after-tax incomes of America’s rich. They disagree significantly on how much. The deep pockets that make up America’s...

Inequality and the SEC Primary States

February 29, 2016 /

by Marc Priester

The Southern states up for Super Tuesday presidential primary grabs all share a common characteristic: crushing inequality. The “Super Tuesday” primaries have always lived up to the grandeur of their...

Grounding Golden Parachutes

February 29, 2016 /

by Scott Klinger

New Senate bill would ban use of taxpayer bailout money from corporate executive golden parachutes. In 2008, Congress passed the $700 billion Troubled Asset Recovery Plan bailout. Because of these...

Unequal ZIP Codes

February 25, 2016 /

by Chuck Collins

The gap between richest and poorest communities grows, a reality plain to see in America's heartland.

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