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.
No statistical contortion can hide the growing divide between the 1 percent and everyone else.
Growing Apart: A Political History of American Inequality, a new publication of Inequality.org by Colin Gordon, dives deeply into history, explores current events, and examines the root causes of inequality.
A new IPS report lays out a strategy for fostering Genuine Progress in Maryland.
New Book: “The Rich Don’t Always Win: The Forgotten Triumph over Plutocracy that Created the American Middle Class”
“In his lively, engrossing new book, Sam Pizzigati tells the story of class inequality in America, from the robber barons to today’s ‘1%,’” writes Barbara Ehrenreich, author of “Nickel and Dimed.”
As state anti-poverty programs around the country confront severe budget cuts, today’s report indicates income inequality has reached an all-time high.
Why are small businesses paying more in taxes than huge corporations?
IPS scholars track how 50 years of tax breaks benefited the wealthiest Americans.
In a time of recession, who is looking out for the poorest U.S. citizens?