May 11, 2012 Contrary to all the talk of the 1 percent and the 99 percent, Gallup polls reveal that Americans might not be so weary of the rich after all.
May 10, 2012 The hooded sweatshirt has become a charged symbol, depending on who wears it and where.
May 9, 2012 Protesters were out in force in several cities yesterday, demanding an end to income inequality. Many of the rallies were allied with the Occupy movement and therefore, there weren't a lot of politicians involved. Even those political leaders who agree with Occupy demonstrators have kept an arms length so far.
Sep 27, 2012 Some middle-class blacks have left the area, but Bernadette Moore still lives and works there.
Apr 30, 2012 Twenty years after the riots, a reporter returns.
Apr 26, 2012 Commentator Ruchir Sharma says just look at how its billionaires made their money.
Apr 26, 2012 Twenty years after the L.A. riots, many residents who move up the economic ladder move out of South L.A.
Apr 23, 2012 Many states are cutting back on benefits promised to public employees, sparking a political debate.
Apr 20, 2012 The New York Times' Gina Kolata reported this week on a series of recent studies debunking the idea that all impoverished areas are "food deserts."