is the premiere portal for the public at large, journalists, teachers, students, academics, activists and any others seeking information and analysis on wealth and income inequality. Here, we collect the latest developments on inequality in the United States and keep readers abreast of relevant information concerning the widening wealth gap. We highlight stories from activists on the front lines of the fight for economic justice, and share information that can be used for ongoing campaigns.

Our content is created by our team of contributors, each with unique expertise and analysis that we combine to form a comprehensive picture of contemporary inequality.  Ultimately, our mission is to create and curate high-quality research and information, along with compelling stories, with the goal of ending economic inequality in the U.S. and abroad.

Latest Work

Don’t let Koch’s New “End the Divide” Ad Fool You

The only thing Koch’s new campaign is missing is the truth: we need policies aimed at redistributing wealth.

Putting Class Back in Class Warfare

The Other 98% co-founder John Sellers discusses the power of creative resistance.

The Real Reason Republicans Are Going after the IRS

It’s simple: a weak IRS helps the wealthy avoid paying taxes.

Half of Prince’s $300 Million Estate Could Be Taxed. That’s a Good Thing.

The late pop star eschewed tax-dodging chicanery and will still leave a sizable fortune to his heirs—as well as to the taxpayers who helped him succeed.

It’s Up to Us to Level CEO Pay

Let’s stop waiting for corporate insiders to fix staggering executive pay inequality.

It Doesn’t Help the Rest of Us When the Wealthy Go Shopping

Inequality apologists want you to believe that when the rich buy expensive new products, we all benefit. But our wallets tell a different story.

What the IRS Says About the State of Our Democracy

Underfunding the IRS helps the very wealthy at the expense of the middle and working class. So why do we do it?

Wall Street as a Matter of Life and Death

For New York City AIDS activist Bobby Tolbert, drug profiteering and tax dodging by financial elites is a violation of basic American values.

The Awesomely Affluent are Cheating Average Americans of More Than $400 Billion a Year in Federal Taxes

Congress needs to subject the super rich to the same reporting and withholding standards as the rest of us.

Tupac Shakur on Inequality, Greed, and Donald Trump

Two decades before Bernie Sanders’ presidential candidacy, the hip-hop artist described the absurdity of inequality in America that continues to get worse today.

Inequality is at the Heart of the Verizon Strike

Tens of thousands of Verizon employees walked off the job to protest the corporate giant that has registered massive profits and lavished extravagant pay on executives while shortchanging workers and customers.

History Shows us we Don’t Need Billionaire Doctors to Make Medical Breakthroughs

Our tax codes incentivize medical entrepreneurs to go for gold while patients are left juggling what’s best for them versus what they can afford.

Our Childhood Poverty Is a Global Embarrassment

A new UNICEF report shows the U.S. lagging behind countries like Turkey and Slovakia on efforts to reduce childhood inequality, even as it ranks No. 1 in wealth.

Onshore Tax Havens

American elites don’t have to go to Panama to hide their money — they can go to Delaware.

Food Firms That Prove Worker-Shared Ownership is Smart Business

Chobani CEO transferred partial ownership to his employees so they could build the company and their futures at the same time.

Estate Tax to the Rescue

If nothing changes in our tax code, the wealthiest 1 percent will claim half of all U.S. wealth in just 20 years.

How to Redistribute Wealth—Without the Guillotine

We can’t just tax billionaires’ paychecks. We should tax the wealth they’ve already amassed.

What the Public Wants: A Guide for Clueless CEOs

CEOs who avoid taxes, squeeze their customers, and refuse to pay a fair wage can’t seem to understand why the rest of America is so upset.

Dozens of Worker Deaths and Six Years Later, Coal Exec Sentenced to Just One Year in Prison

It’s not often that corporate executives are forced to take the perp walk, but does a misdemeanor charge bring justice to the 29 killed in the explosion at Upper Big Branch Mine?

The Death Gap is Widening With the Wealth Gap

The richest Americans now live 10-15 years longer than the poorest.