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State of the Union: Tackling income inequality

Jan 29, 2014
Last night in his State of the Union address, President Obama touched on several economic themes, including jobs, the middle class, health care, and something he has been talking quite a bit about recently -- income inequality.
Posted In: income inequality, State of the Union

Why is Congress focusing on poverty?

Jan 16, 2014
Congress's Joint Economic Committee holds a hearing on income inequality. Just the latest congressional foray into the problem.
Posted In: Congress, income inequality, Unemployment

For first time, most of Congress is worth more than $1 million

Jan 9, 2014
A report shows that more than half of Congress members are millionaires.
Posted In: Congress, income inequality, millionaire

Beyond GDP: Future growth depends on addressing racial inequity

Nov 7, 2013
An advocacy group says the U.S. economy won't thrive unless everyone is included.
Posted In: inequality, race, income inequality, Education

The 'two cities' Bill de Blasio will inherit

Nov 6, 2013
Incoming New York Mayor Bill de Blasio was elected on a message of repairing income inequality in the nation's largest metropolis. Just how bad is it?
Posted In: income inequality, New York City, Bill de Blasio

A view of income inequality from the perspective of a city

Nov 5, 2013
There are mayoral elections in a lot of cities across the U.S. today and one thread that's common to a lot of those city races is the issue of income inequality.
Posted In: income inequality, gentrification

Income inequality and the pursuit of un-happiness

Nov 5, 2013
The OECD releases its “How’s Life?” study today where it measured the happiness of 33 countries.
Posted In: income inequality, OECD, Russia

Does income inequality stifle creativity?

Oct 9, 2013
Musician David Byrne argues that wealth inequality in New York is favoring the rich over the creative.
Posted In: income inequality, wealth gap, New York City, art, creativity

How much has changed since the 1963 March on Washington?

Aug 28, 2013
How far have we come in 50 years in terms of economic equality? It depends on how you look at the numbers.
Posted In: March on Washington, income inequality, wealth gap

How much will Microsoft pay its next CEO?

Aug 28, 2013
As Microsoft starts the search for a new CEO, yet another report highlights the growing gap between CEO pay and that of the average worker.
Posted In: ceo pay, CEOs, income inequality

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