by Bryce Covert Posted on August 8, 2014 Updated: August 8, 2014
The one percent are hard to measure because they hide money in tax shelters and keep it in foundations and holding companies.
by Bryce Covert Posted on June 13, 2014
Lloyd Blankfein argued that "too much of the GDP of the country has gone to too few of the people."
by Emily Atkin Posted on June 4, 2014
The Senators accused the President of trying to "dictate policies that restrict when American families can do the laundry."
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by Abigail Bessler Posted on May 23, 2014
There is a larger divide than the one between the 1 percent and everyone else: the education gap.
by Jack Jenkins Posted on May 9, 2014 Updated: May 10, 2014
Pope Francis has made moral economics and concern for the poor a chief focus of his ministry since he ascended to the papacy.
by Bryce Covert Posted on May 6, 2014
The wealthy are concerned about income inequality and actually back policies that would reduce it.
by Bryce Covert Posted on May 5, 2014
The gap between rich and poor has grown faster since the crisis than it did during the previous decade.
by Bryce Covert Posted on May 2, 2014
The top 1 percent of income earners is more likely to be white, male, and middle-aged.
by Bryce Covert Posted on April 12, 2014 Updated: April 12, 2014
New research finds that average citizens have next to no influence on passing public policy.
by Alan Pyke Posted on April 4, 2014
Working people saw just a 1.4 percent rise in median earnings while CEO pay leaped by nearly an eighth.