As city council attempts to overturn a minimum wage initiative, district residents demand elected officials respect their vote.
America's elected leaders haven't ignored inequality since 2000. They've made it spectacularly worse.
In one Pakistani province, it took just 544 voters to choose a chief minister. But 80,000 minorities there may not get a single representative.
If Trump's concern is spreading the burden of security, why does he want the U.S. to ramp up its military spending?
A federal jobs and income guarantee could protect workers the way unions once did.
With 43 percent of Americans in or near poverty, most of us know there's something deeply wrong with our democracy. Will we stand up for it?
We've reached the point where a handful of extraordinarily wealthy clans essentially have the power to suffocate our democracy.
And while climate change affects everyone, majority-Native counties are disproportionately affected.
The president may be a diplomatic wrecking ball, but he believes his investment in Korea is too big to fail. That's a good thing.
ICE is supposed to keep Americans safe. Instead, it's terrorizing refugees, families, and small children.
A recent UN report on international poverty highlighted an unexpected crisis area: the United States.
For Main Street small businesses, the benefits of the Tax Act are peanuts. Nearly half of all the savings go to people making over $1 million a year.
The toy store's former employees are using public shaming and pension plans to demand severance and fight Wall Street greed.
A closer look at the United States' founding document reveals a failure to live up to the principles and ideals expressed in it.
The disastrous impacts of Hurricane Maria were made worse by inequalities of race, income and access to U.S. political power.
The Supreme Court just dealt unions a crushing blow, but they've endured worse — and come out stronger.
Conservatives try to laugh off the idea of capping executive pay – but it’s an idea with a distinguished history.
An iconic basketball superstar reminds us that raising taxes on the rich will not end civilization as we know it.
Any court ruling that limits how effectively unions can bargain on behalf of workers, even mainstream economists recognize, concentrates wealth at our economic summit.
With the estate tax further weakened, is it time to pivot to an inheritance tax?