by Bryce Covert Posted on October 21, 2014 Updated: October 22, 2014
A 90 percent tax rate on the richest Americans would reduce inequality, raise revenues, and improve everyone's welfare.
by Bryce Covert Posted on October 21, 2014 Updated: October 21, 2014
At the same time, the share of wealth owned by the 1 percent has tripled since the 1980s.
by Bryce Covert Posted on October 15, 2014 Updated: October 15, 2014
While global wealth hit a record high, very few people are getting a piece of it.
by Bryce Covert Posted on October 6, 2014
More women have made it into the top 1 percent, but they are still a very small share.
by Alan Pyke Posted on October 1, 2014
Education is commonly offered as the antidote to inequality. But inequality appears to have corrupted the education system's ability to combat poverty.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on September 2, 2014
Rich Americans' diets are improving as poorer Americans are increasingly struggling to afford healthy food.
by Bryce Covert Posted on August 27, 2014
The 1 percent's income grew 245 percent over three decades. The rest of us didn't see much.
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."