Caterpillar is as associated with middle-American values and hard work as any American company. But what it's doing in the boardroom gives a window into the rotten corporate mindset that is exacerbating inequality.
Hillary Clinton is expected to formally announce her candidacy for the White House on Sunday. Here's a look at the public opinion landscape around key economic policy areas where the Clinton campaign will have to win friends and influence voters.
Wealth is the primary driver of economic segregation, but new research helps to understand the key role that educational levels and the type of job opportunities available in a given metro area also play in determining how neighborhoods form and fill out.
A pair of new in-depth studies find hard evidence that corporate consultants are a fig leaf for higher CEO pay and that CEOs have rigged the rules to make sure they get perpetual raises regardless of how well or poorly the company does.