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

Remembering a Patriot Not Yet in the Pantheon

July 4, 2011 /


A decade into a staggeringly unequal 21st century United States, historians have rediscovered a long-forgotten Revolutionary War hero who stirred men’s souls with a remarkably far-sighted egalitarian vision. George Washington....

Don’t Worry, Be Happy, Be More Equal

June 17, 2011 /


If we grow apart as we grow economically, researchers show in a landmark new study on happiness and inequality, we will never grow more happy. Why haven’t Americans become happier...

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