By Christopher Butterfield on November 26, 2013
The pope denounced a system that leads to growing inequality and leaves the poor behind.
By Bryce Covert on November 26, 2013
A record number of workers also say they worry "a lot" about losing their jobs.
By Alan Pyke on November 18, 2013
There were almost 700,000 fewer middle-income families in the country over the past three years than there were from 2007-2009.
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By Aviva Shen on November 18, 2013
The stock market is enjoying unprecedented highs, but the vast majority workers are struggling with record low wages.
By Bryce Covert on November 15, 2013
Janet Yellen told Senators that the Federal Reserve can help create economic growth to combat inequality, but that austerity is working against it.
By Bryce Covert on November 5, 2013
Many are making poverty wages while incomes at the top continue to climb.
By Bryce Covert on October 17, 2013
Rising income inequality has taken place alongside increased neighborhood sorting by income.
By Bryce Covert on October 2, 2013
Wages have fallen since 2007 and aren't likely to start growing anytime soon.
By Alan Pyke on September 26, 2013
A huge proportion of the working population is under constant, acute, and psychologically damaging financial stress.
By Bryce Covert on September 19, 2013
The 1 percent didn't always take home most of the income.