by Bryce Covert Posted on January 28, 2015
Income inequality is getting worse, not better, in the wake of the Great Recession.
by Kira Lerner Posted on January 26, 2015 Updated: January 26, 2015
Republicans are crafting their messaging for the 2016 election and are including concerns about the working class.
by Sam P.K. Collins Posted on January 18, 2015
Obama will unveil the plan at this week's State of the Union.
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.