The Vanderbilts, once America’s richest family, have become a handy punching bag for the guardians of our new Gilded Age.
Blogging Our Great Divide
New developments on the inequality front? Our Institute for Policy Studies Inequality.org editorial team tracks them here.
Our country would be much stronger if we stopped handing out tax cuts for the rich and welfare for big corporations and instead prioritized the needs of the poor and the planet.
Watch Paul Krugman, along with other policy experts, activists, and elected officials, make the case for taxing the very rich — and debating how best to accomplish that taxation.
Four decades ago, California conservatives exploited frustrations over housing to help the rich become richer. Now progressives in New York have turned the tables.