A growing body of research indicates that extreme inequality is driving an obsession with status that no one can win.
Research & Commentary
From academics to activists, thoughtful people worldwide are focusing their attention on economic inequality as never before.
If we want tech growth to create widespread prosperity, we need to shift the rules that determine who reaps the benefits.
It’s time to retire movie, hair salon,and other discount programs for senior citizens and redirect the savings to low-income people of all ages.
"The past 30 years have seen far greater wealth creation than the Gilded Age," the UBS annual billionaires report says.
The presidential candidate aligned himself with financial interests, attracting support from moderates willing to overlook his fascist nature and lean into his free-market agenda.
From massive inequality to the climate crisis, these powerful corporations "are able to demand that governments do their bidding."
The Bank's annual World Development Report distorts data to dismiss concerns about inequality and promote a deregulatory approach to new technologies.