The “playboy genius” is essentially squandering taxpayer money on pet projects like Mars trips and flamethrowers.
Noem perpetuates the “estate tax hurts farmers” argument using her life experience. The story she tells, however, does not line up with some very basic tenets of the tax code.
A failed experiment left the state with underfunded schools, gaps in public services—and lessons for the rest of us.
How the Racial Wealth Divide is Hollowing Out America’s Middle Class
100 CEOs have as much saved for retirement as 11 million black families, reflecting a broader problem of institutionalized racism in the U.S.
These deep pocket picks reflect the harsh reality of America’s unequal distribution of wealth.
Taxing inherited wealth is America’s second best idea, behind the national parks.
New report suggest without public policy reform, the wealth divide between white, black and Latino families will continue growing.
If the current trend continues, it will take black families 228 years to catch up to the current wealth of the average white family.
Without Change, African-American and Latino Families Won’t Match White Wealth for Centuries
Startling new data from the National Academy of Sciences suggest that extreme inequality may be exacting a much steeper price — on our health — than we’ve up to now expected.
A millionaire’s attempt to explain why he’s better than you falls flat.
President Obama’s remarks this week on inequality and economic mobility are on the right track but need to be followed by action, said experts Sam Pizzigati, editor of Inequality.org and IPS Associate Fellow, and Chuck Collins, director of the Inequality and the Common Good project at IPS.
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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.