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Research & Commentary

From academics to activists, thoughtful people worldwide are focusing their attention on economic inequality as never before.

Why the Jobless Recovery?

April 11, 2012 /

by Salvatore Babones

Ever since the sharp recessions of the early Reagan years, each new expansion has yielded fewer and fewer jobs.  A recession is bad enough for most people.  A jobless recovery...

The 99 Percent Spring

April 3, 2012 /

by Chuck Collins

The people aren't powerless in the face of extreme inequality. In the coming weeks, millions of Americans will take to the streets as part of the "99 percent spring," echoing...

Another Homerun for the Walloping Wealthy

March 31, 2012 /


Behind last week’s record-smashing $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Dodgers, a global economy that’s enriching only the world’s super rich. By Sam Pizzigati The Los Angeles Dodgers didn’t...

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