by Joaquim Moreira Salles Dec 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 Oct 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 Oct 27, 2014
Why does Tokyo have a rate of homelessness 67 times lower than the largest American city?
by Scott Keyes Oct 16, 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 Oct 10, 2014
Whites, men and white men dominate elected offices. Women and people of color are massively underrepresented.
by Andrew Breiner Sep 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 Aug 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 Aug 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 Aug 11, 2014
How one new coffee shop in Colorado is doing well by doing good.
by Scott Keyes Aug 4, 2014
For a week, Neel Kashkari gave up his comfortable home and personal wealth to experience firsthand how the other half lives.