Nation Topics - Inequality
News and Features
Fifty years ago, African-Americans were denied the right to vote. Now the vast majority of Americans are being denied the rightful value of their vote.
An interview with the New York City mayor as he launches a new “Progressive Agenda to Combat Inequality.”
D.W. Gibson gets beyond the banter about gentrification.
In our new Gilded Age, the worst are not only full of passionate conviction. They are also damnably clever.
We need more than just a safety net. We need a blueprint to create good jobs for all.
A coalition of national, state and local organizations in 41 states is uniting around an agenda to put families first.
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.