How the Breakdown of the American Family Fosters Racial Inequalities
In the 1960s radical groups, including many feminists, conspired to tear down the traditional, married family ; little did they know they w...
These Charts Explain How Racial Inequality Continues Into Retirement
It's gotten worse, not better, in the past decade.
The great American rip-off: How big-money corruption fuels racial inequality
More than ever, America's political fortunes are determined by a very wealthy — and very white — minority
50 years after the Kerner Commission: African Americans are better off in many ways but are still...
The 1968 Kerner Commission report pulled together a comprehensive array of data on the specific economic and social inequities confronting African Americans at that time. How have things changed (or not) for black Americans in the 50 years since?
How do we tackle inequality?
Winnie Byanyima is Executive Director of Oxfam International. She is a leader on women’s rights, democratic governance and peace building. She served eleven ...
Top 10s to Reduce Inequality
At TalkPoverty.org, CBPP Senior Fellow Jared Bernstein and Assistant Director of State Fiscal Research Erica Williams joined a panel of experts in contributing 10 ideas to reduce poverty and inequality. Bernstein’s list includes:
How Economic Inequality Exacerbates Environmental Degradation
“What’s missing from the conversation is what our inequality crisis is doing to our planet."
Globalization is slashing inequality
How Zoning Laws Exacerbate Inequality
Such laws aren’t just a headache for developers, economists believe. They’re bad for (nearly) everyone.
How Higher Ed Contributes to Inequality
An interview with Cornell political scientist Suzanne Mettler, author of Degrees of Inequality: How Higher Education Politics Sabotaged the American Dream
How to fight inequality with stocks
New research finds an intriguing benefit to employee ownership.
Why So Few American Economists Are Studying Inequality
In recent years, it’s been European scholars who have written the blockbuster papers on the topic.
How Workplace Injuries Are Adding To Income Inequality
WASHINGTON -- There are no shortage of culprits in the national debate over rising income inequality, but President Barack Obama's Labor Department would...
How U.S. Businesses Can Tackle Inequality
Why we should be talking about inequality of opportunity
New research suggests that inequality of opportunity is playing a key role in the relationship between income inequality and economic growth.
What explains rising wealth inequality?
At the University of Chicago, where I went to graduate school, they sell a t-shirt that says “that’s all well and good in practice, but how does it work in theory?” That ode to nerdiness ...
Why income inequality is bad for growth
Give credit to the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, or OECD—an organization that has so often either mirrored or defined (depending on your point of view) the consen...
Why Wall Street is finally tackling income inequality
For the first time, Wall Street titans are saying no to rising income inequality. Backed by a growing body of Wall Street research, S&P, global banks, the Federal Reserve, and a few uber-rich made a business case this year for why the widening income gap is hurting the economy.
Young Stamford artists answer question, "what is inequality?"
As we’ve been reporting in our State of Disparity series, Connecticut continues to have one of the widest gaps in the country between its wealthy and poor
Do you know what gender inequality at work looks like?
For London to be a truly equal city, women must be equally represented in positions of power. ‘Our Time: Supporting Future Leaders’ will help break down barr...