The Inequality Speech That Wasn't
January 29, 2014
Yes, he used the "i" word. But was it that different than all that's come before?
17 Charts About Economic Inequality Obama Should Read Before The State of The Union
January 27, 2014
Income inequality is at its highest since 1928. What does this mean for the State of the Union?
Here's How We Should Think About the Inequality Debate
January 21, 2014
"Inequality" is a concept too sweeping and cluttered to lead to useful solutions. Here's how we should actually think about it.
For Republicans, the Decline of Social Mobility is a Crisis
January 14, 2014
The GOP is finally facing the issue of inequality in America. But why?
Bill Clinton endorsed Bill de Blasio's inequality rhetoric yesterday. That's not what Hillary Clinton told Goldman Sachs a few weeks ago.
Please, Liberals: Stop Abusing 'A Tale of Two Cities'
January 02, 2014
It was the best of lines, it was the worst of lines—and now it's a cliche with no connection to a great book.
How De Blasio’s Inauguration Hinted at Wider Implications
January 01, 2014
The inaugural festivities on New Year’s Day’s for New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio felt awfully like an event of national import and impact. In one row next to the podium were two prospective presidential candidates, Gov.
Richard Florida, Mr. Creative Class, Is Now Mr. Rust Belt
December 18, 2013
Richard Florida's theory of the creative class has been disproved. He's hoping you won't notice.
Washington 'Centrists' Don't Want Obama to Target Inequality. They're Pushing Bad Politics—And Bad Economics
December 15, 2013
And not fighting inequality is bad economics, too.
Ted Cruz Outs Himself as an Occupy Wall Street Supporter
October 24, 2013
At a dinner Wednesday night thrown by the conservative American Spectator magazine, America crazy-person flavor-of-the-month Ted Cruz reportedly uttered something rather surprising.