Income Inequality

A new Democratic proposal would target investments held by the wealthiest Americans, such as stocks, in order to pay for new social programs.
More Americans need a "seat at the table" of the U.S. economy, urges troubling new report by the Economic Innovation Group.
Now Kroger is closing stores where communities are requiring hazard pay.
Meanwhile, millions of Americans are unemployed and struggling to pay mortgages or rents amid the coronavirus crisis.
The richest got even richer this year while the poorest struggled even more.
U.S. billionaires’ wealth grew 15% while over 38 million Americans filed for unemployment amid the coronavirus crisis.
The conservative commentator lit up Twitter with his comment insulting people who need multiple jobs to pay the bills.
The past two years have been incredibly tough, but they’ve also shown me how strong I am.
Only half of earners today make more than their parents did.
Stephen Moore also once noted that income inequality is a problem — and the solution is more billionaires.
The heir to the entertainment giant wrote a Washington Post op-ed based on her efforts to get Disney's leaders to fix the company's income gap.
The CEO couldn't explain to the California lawmaker how his own employee should deal with a $567 monthly shortfall.
My degree is hardly a topic of any conversation and certainly not a point of pride.
A new economic system is needed to tackle rampant inequality, says a new Oxfam report.
She said income inequality was a key reason for Saturday's unrest.
The midterm elections were a move in the right direction. But grave challenges remain.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren wants employees to have a seat at the boardroom table — several, in fact.
Lauren Greenfield's documentary is a dizzying (and flawed) portrait of our new, debased American dream.
City politicians were up against a corporate-funded opposition effort. So they caved.