Nation Topics - Inequality
News and Features
Americans were furious at the inequalities of their country 200 years ago. Could they get as angry today?
Richmond, Virginia, is the eleventh-most-unequal big city in the country; its leaders finally want to change that.
The “Third Wave” of democracy in the Global South went hand in hand with the spread of policies that hobbled the fight for greater economic equality from the outset.
Occupy Wall Street put inequality at the center of our politics. Only an independent movement will keep it there.
American journalism has lost its crusader instinct. Here’s how to get it back.
US journalism needs investigative reporting, and these are great places to start.
In the neighborhood where Cesar Chavez got his start, janitors, cooks and shuttle drivers are organizing to end the area’s inequality epidemic.
The president’s plan to make two years of community college free for some students could solve some of higher education’s most intractable problems.
The Detroit of wealthy enclaves and private guards looks nothing like the other Detroit, which is becoming more uninhabitable every day.
Under Obama, the richer are richer than ever, but Wall Street isn’t repaying the favor.