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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.

17 Ballot Initiatives on Inequality

November 3, 2016 /

by Josh Hoxie


On November 8, voters in many states will have the opportunity to weigh in on a wide variety of inequality-related issues, from taxing the wealthy to price-gouging on drugs.

Inequality By Design

October 28, 2016 /

by Josh Hoxie


New book from veteran researcher Dean Baker looks at the rigged rules that drive wealth to concentrate in fewer and fewer hands from trade policy to patent law and everything in between.

Why 2016 May See a Record Top 1%

October 27, 2016 /

by Sam Pizzigati


America’s top earners will be rushing to maximize their 2016 income if Democrats gain a sweep in November. But what happens next will be what really matters.

A City Takes On CEO Pay

October 21, 2016 /

by Sarah Anderson


Much like advocates for a federal minimum wage increase, CEO pay reformers are realizing that national change may need to bubble up from the grassroots.

Swing Voters Want Wall Street Reform

October 20, 2016 /

by Sarah Anderson


Nearly 70 percent of voters in four battleground states support breaking up the big banks and eliminating loopholes that favor Wall Street executives. The word “Wall Street” was uttered only...

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