A beneficiary of family wealth speaks out against a Washington, D.C. proposal to pay for estate tax cuts by shortchanging public services.
The Great Recession, a new study shows, has driven the sharpest decline in reported happiness since researchers started collecting consistent data.
A provocative speech implores mainstream economists to recognize the moral burden on economists
Graef Crystal proved that corporations won’t police themselves. Maybe good policies can.
With national policy likely to compound the income and wealth gap in the coming years, states and localities are fighting back.
An in-depth look at what happens when cities become unaffordable.
A new study points to rising hopelessness as a major driver of the declining health and life expectancy of working class white Americans.
20% of Americans have zero or negative net worth—and that number is growing.
The culture that led to the 2008 financial crisis continues to flourish.
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.
Children born to poor parents have little real chance at becoming rich — or even middle class. A federal inheritance tax could help solve this.
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.
New Census data show rising incomes and shrinking poverty, although it’s not quite time to bust out the champagne.
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.
America’s wealth concentration has increased tenfold since Bill Clinton first ran for president.