Wealthy Heir Says: “Tax Me!”

Wealthy Heir Says: “Tax Me!”

A beneficiary of family wealth speaks out against a Washington, D.C. proposal to pay for estate tax cuts by shortchanging public services.

Inequality Makes Us Sad

Inequality Makes Us Sad

The Great Recession, a new study shows, has driven the sharpest decline in reported happiness since researchers started collecting consistent data.

Houston, We Have an Inequality Problem

Houston, We Have an Inequality Problem

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.

Why Not Tax Heirs Directly?

Why Not Tax Heirs Directly?

Children born to poor parents have little real chance at becoming rich — or even middle class. A federal inheritance tax could help solve this.

The Bad News about Good Census Numbers

The Bad News about Good Census Numbers

Despite better numbers, the latest census data leaves much to be desired for closing the racial wage, wealth, and opportunity gaps in the United States.

How Unequal is Your City?

How Unequal is Your City?

A new report let’s you know how much of your community’s income growth is flowing to the one percent – down to state, city, and county.