Briefing: Black Working Women Matter

Briefing: Black Working Women Matter

The Institute for Policy Studies’ (IPS) Black Worker Initiative & the National Women’s Law Center invite you to a special briefing and discussion on strategies to promote economic stability among black working women and their families.

A Manufacturer of Equality

A Manufacturer of Equality

In the United States, top corporate execs sometimes make more in an hour than their workers can make in a year. At Mondragon, one of Spain’s largest companies, no execs can make more in an hour than their workers make in a day.

A Sudden Surge of Statistical Confusion

A Sudden Surge of Statistical Confusion

The New York Times and the Washington Post have done some solid reporting on inequality. But this past week doesn’t rank among their finest moments.

How Much Wealth Are Our Wealthiest Hiding?

How Much Wealth Are Our Wealthiest Hiding?

More than enough, the latest statistical evidence suggests, to warrant a full-fledged federal search. A new banking law in effect this month could start that search in the right direction.

$9.54 a Second: Why CEOs Fight on Wages

$9.54 a Second: Why CEOs Fight on Wages

Surely the businesses that measure their executive pay in dollars per second can afford raises to bring their lowest wage workers above the poverty level.