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.
GOP White House hopefuls want taxes on the rich cut even lower than they’ve already been cut. What might a tax-the-rich-even-less future bring? The land of the kiwi offers one frightful answer.
Our ability to care for ourselves during a health crisis should not be dependent on generous employers or on our zip code.
CEO-worker pay gaps are the clearest proof that corporations like Mattel and many others don’t respect their employees.
By bridging the racial wealth divide, we can reduce the economic inequality that’s holding down our entire country.
Hidden Burden America’s Top-Heavy Distribution of Income and Wealth Places on People of Modest Means
The urgency of our climate crisis, and its web of impacts, was one of the themes at the Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Awards, an annual event hosted by the Institute for Policy Studies.
In 29 states, trans people can legally be denied jobs and housing because of who we are. Congress should act.
A decade after bonus-chasing executives like Angelo Mozilo crashed the economy, we need tax incentives to push companies to narrow the gaps between CEO and worker pay.
Millions of young people around the world join global strike to demand climate action ahead of UN Climate Summit.
Democrats need to take Trump’s crimes against people and the planet as seriously as those against Joe Biden.
An important new bill could upend the predatory business practices of an entire industry.
Low-income parents risk jail for putting their kids in better public schools, while the rich bribe colleges to shut the poor out.
In deeply unequal societies, real gains for working people never come easy.
New UK policies allow overseas victims to be included in anti-corruption cases, with a view to compensating them. This could be good news for mine workers who lost their jobs in a DR Congo bribery scandal a decade ago.
Oil and gas companies aren’t only polluting our air, water, and soil. They’ve injected themselves into our education system as well.