Nation Topics - Inequality
News and Features
Hong Kong is one of the most unequal developed economies in the world. Now the mainland government wants to keep a tight grip on the territory’s political system too.
Hong Kong’s democracy movement stands at a crossroads.
Paul Ryan’s poverty plan uses old tricks to make deep cuts.
Both Republicans and Democrats want to solve economic insecurity by giving people more purchasing power. There’s a better solution.
While President Peña Nieto celebrates the Aztec Tiger, Mexico’s cartels reach deeper into the legal economy.
A super-wealthy few have successfully defeated all of their rivals—unions, the media, honest politicians, environmentalists—and now are free to do as they wish.
It’s not inevitable. Here are ten practical steps to reverse the growing trend.
The cumulative effects of years of deindustrialization, weakened unions and soaring inequality have fundamentally reordered the country.
Taxpayers are basically moneylenders to a government that is far more interested in subsidizing business than in caring for their workers.
A brilliant book has named the problem of our time. But will anything change?