by Joaquim Moreira Salles Posted on December 18, 2014 Updated: December 18, 2014
It’s common knowledge that the wealth gap in the United States is growing, but what few seem to realize is just how wide that gap already is. The top 0.1 percent of Americans are now worth more than the entire bottom 90 percent.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on October 30, 2014
According to an early look at the data, the health reform law has "pushed back against inequality" by extending coverage to the people who need it the most.
by Scott Keyes Posted on October 27, 2014 Updated: October 27, 2014
Why does Tokyo have a rate of homelessness 67 times lower than the largest American city?
by Scott Keyes Posted on October 16, 2014 Updated: October 17, 2014
Rather than funding increased services for homeless people, the Port of San Diego is considering using money to buy them one-way tickets out of town.
by Emily Baxter - Guest Contributor & Jamie Keene - Guest Contributor Posted on October 10, 2014 Updated: October 10, 2014
Whites, men and white men dominate elected offices. Women and people of color are massively underrepresented.
by Andrew Breiner Posted on September 17, 2014
Jobs, health, safety, or concentration of wealth: fossil fuels help the well-off at the expense of the less well-off
by Bryce Covert Posted on August 26, 2014
Women have made significant progress in the economy but still face barriers. It's time for men to join the fight.
by Alan Pyke Posted on August 15, 2014
What does a Wall Street Journal story about how the wealthiest homeowners are looking to downsize tell us about the economy as a whole?
by Scott Keyes Posted on August 11, 2014
How one new coffee shop in Colorado is doing well by doing good.
by Scott Keyes Posted on August 4, 2014 Updated: August 5, 2014
For a week, Neel Kashkari gave up his comfortable home and personal wealth to experience firsthand how the other half lives.