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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.

A U.S. Pay Ratio Disclosure Victory!

August 5, 2015 /

by Sam Pizzigati


The federal Securities and Exchange Commission has just given Americans an official yardstick for measuring corporate CEO greed. The sourest person in the nation’s capital today just may have been...

Restoring Labor Rights in Bangladesh

July 23, 2015 /

by Robert Ross


Two years after the April 24, 2013, collapse of the Rana Plaza building, Bangladesh has become a laboratory to test whether pressure from worldwide labor unions and NGOs in support...

Stalling CEO Worker-Pay Disclosure

July 16, 2015 /

by Sarah Anderson


  Regulators of the Great Depression era could teach their modern-day counterparts a few lessons in how to get things done. Consider, for example, how fast the Securities and Exchange...

Gobble Up Poor, Feast on Middle Class

July 9, 2015 /

by Bob Lord


What do wealthy Americans do after they’ve finished eating the poor? They start on the middle class, of course. So goes the ugly process of wealth and income redistribution in America.

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