income inequality

Is a Fast Food CEO Worth 1,200 Times a Fry Cook? Apparently So.
May 15, 2014

The CEO-to-worker pay ratio has grown 470 percent since 2000. 

Some Conservatives Say Income Inequality Is a Good Thing. The Evidence Suggests Otherwise.
April 29, 2014

Thomas Piketty has highlighted “the central contradiction of capitalism.” Some on the right don't see the problem.

Thomas Piketty Is Right
Everything you need to know about 'Capital in the Twenty-First Century'
April 22, 2014

Here's everything you need to know about 'Capital in the Twenty-First Century'

The Real Reason Liberals Support Higher Taxes on the Rich
April 18, 2014

It's not about tearing the rich down. It's about raising everyone else up.

The War Against Income Inequality Loses One in Seattle
January 04, 2014

It was not a good start to 2014 for Obama's big new push to rebalance the economy.

Even Bill de Blasio Won't Be Able to Fix Income Inequality
As mayor, he'd be battling the one percent—and history
September 05, 2013

Mayor de Blasio would be battling the one percent—and history

Why Liberals Should Oppose the Immigration Bill
It's about low-wage American workers
June 27, 2013

The consensus among decent people in favor of the immigration bill making its way through Congress is so firm that expressing dissent feels a bit like taking the floor to suggest we chop down the Redwood National Park.

Washington Is Not the Wealthiest Area in America
The press would have you believe it is. But the statistics tell a different story.
March 08, 2013

The press would have you believe it is. But the statistics tell a different story.

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