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Racial Wealth Divide


On the Moral Burden Economists Bear

April 28, 2017 /

by Josh Hoxie


A provocative speech implores mainstream economists to recognize the need for a new approach to understanding rising economic inequality.  Economists need to stop pretending what they do rates as a...

4 Charts That May Make You Scream

March 16, 2017 /

by Sarah Anderson


New Wall Street bonus numbers reveal how these payouts have far outpaced the rise in the federal minimum wage — and how this in turn has contributed to race and...

New IPS Report: Off the Deep End

March 15, 2017 /

by Inequality.org


The rapid expansion of the Wall Street bonus pool over the past few decades has contributed to race and gender inequality.  Wall Street banks handed out $23.9 billion in bonuses...

What Explains the Racial Wealth Gap?

February 24, 2017 /

by Josh Hoxie


A new study shows the legacy of racism far outweighs individual financial decisions in driving the growing gap between black and white families. No myth around around our staggering racial...

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