The financial industry’s 2015 bonuses were double the combined earnings of all Americans who work full-time at the federal minimum wage.
Wall Street bonuses totaled $25 billion in 2015 —double the combined annual earnings of all American full-time minimum wage workers.
Eight bold solutions, rooted in social movements, that can break through our broken political system.
Bernie and Hillary have each laid out detailed plans to reduce inequality through reforming the tax code. Here’s where they stand.
Loophole allowed 10 companies to shave $180 million off their taxes for CEO pay last year.
In a field defined more by conformity than contradiction, here’s where the candidates split.
Five years after Dodd-Frank, we’re still waiting for Wall Street pay reforms.
Heed the pope’s call to tread more lightly upon the Earth by making your money fossil-free.
We’re unfairly rewarding the people whose work we couldn’t do without, such as taking care of the elderly.
The financial industry’s 2014 bonuses were double the combined earnings of all Americans who work full-time at the federal minimum wage.
The President’s populist budget will leave Republicans scrambling to explain why they don’t support it.
If redistribution is so terrible, why do our policy wonks pay so little attention to redistribution from poor to rich?
Obama officials have presented the big bank fee as an alternative to a financial transaction tax — but these taxes address two very different problems.
While the European Union’s new banker pay standards may be imperfect, they do represent tougher regulations that the U.S. can learn from.
IPS’ Inequality & The Common Good, Center for Economic and Policy Research, Teaching for Change Bookstore, and Busboys present Eileen Appelbaum and Rosemary Batt to discuss and sign their new book about, “When Wall Street Manages Main Street.”