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Racial Wealth Divide

Fight for $15 Reaches New Heights

April 17, 2015 /

by Betsy Wood

The Fight for $15 campaign has grown into a broad-based social movement. This past Wednesday, tens of thousands of low-wage workers in more than 200 cities across the U.S. demonstrated...

The War on (Poor) Women

April 9, 2015 /

by Claire Goldstene

Attacks on women's reproductive health are ultimately a war on poor women. By Claire Goldstene [caption id="attachment_8730" align="alignright" width="300"] Statewide campaigns to end abortion have led to shutting down women's...

Segregation’s Insidious New Face

March 2, 2015 /


Racial segregation dominated the American residential landscape for generations. We can’t afford, suggests the research of Stanford’s Sean Reardon, to let economic segregation have anywhere near as long a run....

Top 5 Inequality Moments of 2014

January 4, 2015 /

by Betsy Wood

We're now going on 7 years since the 2008 financial crisis made inequality a hot topic for Americans. Looking back on 2014, it's easy to see inequality remains a top...

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