As the big caucus night approaches, activists are working to help low-income residents overcome multiple barriers to participation
It’s well past time we joined the civilized world by giving workers federally mandated, paid sick leave. Our health and our lives depend on it.
Online platforms like zoom and skype have become basic, public necessities as our lives are upended by the coronavirus. Should they be nationalized?
Medical supplies are disproportionately available to the wealthy. To fix these inequities, we need an immediate, massive, humanitarian response to coronavirus from the federal government.
Health care rationing isn’t what awaits us in a single-payer system. It’s happening now in our failed for-profit system.
Whenever the push for taxing Wall Street speculation starts to build some serious steam, the Obama administration dusts off their proposal for a big bank fee.
The President’s speech included policy proposals that would have a big impact on reducing inequality.
The White House is going after the tax code provision that lets the super rich avoid billions of dollars of taxes on their wheeling and dealing
To save our democracy, a major new report on our grand divide never gets around to recognizing, we need to contemplate our plutocracy.
The poll results that are not the least bit surprising
How much does inequality cost the average American family?
A handy yardstick for gauging how rapidly our wealth is concentrating.
Right out of the blocks, House Democrats are pushing a tax reform in the 114th Congress that responds to public concerns over the persistently wide gaps between CEO and worker pay.
Conservative economists tried to embarrass Thomas Piketty at the American Economic Association annual meeting in Boston. They ended up embarrassing only themselves.
Don’t let inequality apologists spin global numbers to dismiss concerns over our top-heavy economic order.
The world’s wealthy gathered in the Alps last week to discuss how to ‘solve’ our world’s toughest problems. The biggest? That, suggests one anti-poverty outfit, may be their fortunes.