The total bonus pool for Wall Street employees was more than 3 times the combined annual earnings of all 640,000 U.S. minimum wage workers.
Centrist liberalism is dead, and Trump is a disaster. But progressives can use what he’s done to remake America and its place in the world.
Trump is requesting an unprecedented level of military spending.
A recent report exposes how public pensions are intertwined with institutions that profit off mass incarceration.
State governments have many options for recouping the windfalls large corporations and the wealthy received through the 2017 Republican federal tax law.
The tax will raise revenues. But unless a glaring loophole is closed, the corrosive effects on our democracy will continue.
Walls are cropping up all over the world. But as with guns, the sense of safety and security that comes from a wall is almost entirely illusory.
Innovative proposals like tying income tax rates for America’s riches to the minimum wage for America’s poorest could help high tax rates survive over the long haul.
Serious proposals are on the table to address the deepening divide between the uber-rich and the rest of us.
Workers have been fighting Donald Trump’s agenda form the earliest days of his presidency.
The new Congress needs to prioritize economic policies that empower low-wealth families.
The racial wealth divide gives billionaires more power over all of us. The answer? Reparations.
There are great moments in intellectual cross-fertilization. This may have been one of them.
Years of neglecting public infrastructure has undercut the U.S. manufacturing base.
How Enriching the 1% Widens the Racial Wealth Divide