Inequality.org

Inequality.org

Inequality.org 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

Whither the Wealth Squad?

Funding the IRS’ wealth squad can help ensure the nation’s richest pay their fair share of taxes.

In the Shadow of Davos, Central Bankers Go Rogue — and Rational

The case for taxing the rich gets an unexpected boost.

Activists Call on Davos Elite to Address Inequality and Hunger

Over 150 millionaires delivered a statement to the World Economic Forum, calling on Davos attendees to take on wealth inequality.

In Politics, Money Will Always Talk. Unless…

What lesson can we take so far from this year’s primary election results?

An Equal Pay Victory for Our Winningest National Team

The landmark collective bargaining agreement for the United States Women’s National Team creates a blueprint for equity across global sports organizations.

Debunking the Myth of the Fleeing Millionaire

As it turns out, high-earners won’t leave if you increase their taxes.

Nurses are Standing Up to Profiteers and Demanding Universal Healthcare

The first-ever Senate hearing on Medicare for All examined how our profit-driven healthcare system endangers patients and betrays nurses.

The Height of Folly: Safeboxes in the Sky

Can’t our society find something better to do than give billionaires playpens over a quarter-mile up?

Why We Need a Black Worker Bill of Rights

“From warehouses to board rooms, from the Deep South to Silicon Valley, we face discrimination in hiring, promotions, treatment, and pay.”

Our Outrageous CEO-Worker Pay Gap: Unfair and Unwise

Why support for capping CEO pay will only keep growing.

The Gilded Glamour Met Gala Was a Fantasia of Inequality

Our second Gilded Age isn’t as enchanting as Condé Nast and celebrity spectacle make it seem – but a red carpet parade while event workers struggle for dignified treatment epitomizes the era.

Bulldozing Away the Right to Tax the Rich

The rich all over, not just Elon Musk, are flexing their muscle.

Pressure Mounts on Biden to Take Action on Student Loan Debt

Executive action to cancel $50,000 in student loan debt would increase Black wealth by 40 percent.

From France, an Unexpected Call for a Ceiling on CEO Pay

Our modern societies, top French politicos fear, just might ‘explode’ without one.

A Historic Deal for Union Doormen

After servicing New York City’s wealthiest throughout the pandemic, 32,000 residential workers refused to accept a regressive new contract.

Auto Workers, Climate Groups Team Up to Demand Union-Made, Electric Postal Vehicles

The United Auto Workers and climate groups join together to push the USPS to buy electric postal vehicles to replace their old, gas-guzzling fleet.

An Oligarchy Expert Answers Our Questions About Wealth and Empowerment

Northwestern professor Jeffrey Winters says he knows how to get billionaires to jump off the Forbes list of richest Americans.

Ousted Pakistani Leader Was Challenging Investment Treaties That Give Corporations Excessive Power

Mexico and many other countries are facing anti-democratic corporate lawsuits like the case that pushed Khan to withdraw from international investment agreements.

Still Another Reason for Taxing the Rich

America’s wealthiest, new ProPublica data suggest, may be even richer than we thought.

Elon Musk Is Hiding the Ball Again on Taxes

Fanboys of the richest person on Earth are spinning bogus tales that swell the Musk fortune and embellish his ‘genius.’