Josh worked previously as a Legislative Aide for U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, the longest serving independent in Congressional history, both in his office in Washington, DC and on his successful 2012 re-election campaign. Josh is excited to work in the IPS New England office and enjoys frequent trips to the ocean and the mountains.
When we cheer for the growth in stock prices, what we’re really cheering for is the further swelling of the bank accounts of the already wealthy.
Houston, Texas has been segregating at a rapid pace. Unfortunately, the twin ills of rising inequality and increased gentrification have become too familiar in urban America.
Children born to poor parents have little real chance at becoming rich — or even middle class. A federal inheritance tax could help solve this.
New paper makes the case that a global tax on concentrated wealth is ethical, politically viable, good for growth, and could solve a lot of the world’s problems.
If Obama’s health law is reversed, taxes will go down for the rich and up for the poor, while millions lose coverage.
With Washington looking hopeless, it’s up to local communities to close the gap between the richest and the rest.
Trump railed against Wall Street bankers on the campaign trail. Now they’re joining his administration.
Concentrated Giving by Wealthy Donors along with Falling Donations by Non-Wealthy Pose Risks to Independent Sector and Civil Society
Here’s how the key inequality-related ballot initiatives we were tracking turned out.
But few of the 60 million Americans who cast their votes for Trump want to see a more top-heavy America.
On Nov. 8, voters in many states will weigh in on a variety of inequality-related issues, from taxing the wealthy to price-gouging on drugs.
A new book from veteran researcher Dean Baker looks at the rigged rules that drive wealth to concentrate in fewer and fewer hands.
After the election, we need to focus on forcing the next president to address inequality and fix our upside down tax code.
Inequality circled near center stage as 100 million viewers watched the two candidates debate what to do about America’s huge — and still growing — economic divide.
The closure of ITT Tech should be a warning to other educational institutions looking to make a dime at the expense of students.
Economic inequality is a problem that unites voters across partisan lines.
A fair and just tax system is an essential part of our social contract, and nowhere in that contract does it say “billionaires exempt.”
It’s simply not true that race plays less of a role in economic inequality than it did in previous generations, Josh Hoxie tells the Real News Network.