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Rich and poor in San Diego speak out on wealth gap

Oct 5, 2012
Residents of San Diego's wealthiest and poorest neighborhoods reflect on opportunity, responsibility and the American Dream.
Posted In: San Diego, Income Gap, wealth gap, poverty, wealth, opportunity, Education, homeless, personal responsiblity, American dream, tough choices

Trying to measure income inequality? Follow the trees

Sep 20, 2012
You can measure an area's income inequality in pay stubs, Census numbers and... its tree cover? Environmental writer Tim De Chant argues that sometimes you can't see a neighborhood's wealth for the trees.
Posted In: Money, income inequality, trees, Income Gap, wealth gap

Census report: More states have rising income inequality

Sep 20, 2012
A new report from the U.S Census Bureau shows that since 2010, the gap between rich and poor is widening in more states.
Posted In: poverty, census, income inequality, wealth gap

America's wealth gap -- in 1776

Jul 3, 2012
Why one founding father thought a narrow wealth divide was good for the new country.
Posted In: Thomas Jefferson, Founding Fathers, 1776, Declaration of Independence, wealth gap

Nick Hanauer on the TED talk, income inequality controversy

May 18, 2012
The venture capitalist discusses his controversial TED talk, why income and inequality has become political and what happens next.
Posted In: ted, income inequality, wealth gap

Food deserts: Just a mirage?

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."
Posted In: Wealth and Poverty, wealth gap, food desert, New York Times

What is the wealth gap?

Mar 1, 2012
Those at the top have an increasingly bigger share, while middle and low incomes stagnate.
Posted In: wealth gap, income inequality

Where does the middle class begin and end?

Mar 1, 2012
According to Gallup's latest data, about two-thirds of Americans who put themselves as the middle class, and most voters overall are not concerned about the wealth gap.
Posted In: wealth gap, middle class

Voices of Wealth and Poverty: Better than Most

Feb 29, 2012
Jean Cotis and Rob Wininger both earn in the top 25 percent. They reflect on their economic choices and reasons for income disparity in the U.S.
Posted In: the wealthy, wealth gap, wealth

Voices of Wealth and Poverty: In the Middle

Feb 28, 2012
Courtney Kimsey and Jacqueline Byers, in their own words, on how their families manage on the median American income.
Posted In: middle class, wealth gap

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