When we cheer for the growth in stock prices, what we’re really cheering for is the further swelling of the bank accounts of the already wealthy.
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.
100 CEOs have as much saved for retirement as 11 million black families, reflecting a broader problem of institutionalized racism in the U.S.
New paper makes the case that a global tax on concentrated wealth is ethical, politically viable, good for growth, and could solve a lot of the world’s problems.
The UK Labor Party has revived an FDR-era aspiration of imposing a maximum wage on the highest earners, among other radical proposals to stem inequality.
If Obama’s health law is reversed, taxes will go down for the rich and up for the poor, while millions lose coverage.
Donald Trump gripes about skyrocketing CEO pay. Is he ready to do something about it?
With Washington looking hopeless, it’s up to local communities to close the gap between the richest and the rest.
Through our weekly feature on Inequality.org, we’ve highlighted inspirational leaders fighting inequality throughout the country.
Portland, Oregon has just adopted the first tax penalty on corporations that pay their CEOs more than 100 times what they pay typical workers.
Join the conversation with IPS’s Chuck Collins and a signing of his new book that offers a new narrative on how the wealthy can mobilize against inequality.
We can say goodbye to the candidate who promised to fix a rigged economic system.
Charities are increasingly reliant on larger donations from a smaller number of high net-worth donors.
Unchecked, private foundations can become blocks of concentrated unaccountable power with considerable clout in shaping our laws and culture.