Instead of cutting benefits for the poor, how about taxing the total household wealth of the rich?
Inequality has risen under Republicans and Democrats when they’ve embraced neoliberalism.
Closing the gap between the wealthy and the poor is not as cut-and-dried as Obama paints it to be, but Senator Bernie Sanders has some alternative solutions for the problem.
And what to do about it. A Nation forum, featuring Robert Reich, Dean Baker, Katherine Newman, David Pedulla, Orlando Patterson, Jeff Madrick and Matt Yglesias.
Surging inequality, not Wall Street banditry, is the underlying cause of the Great Recession.
One US billionaire has already passed away since the estate tax expired. Will Senate Democrats get it together to push for reform in reinstatement?
Your submissions to the Name Our Epoch contest were awesome: The Age of Avarice, The Crassical Period, The Bling Bang, The New Steal. And the winner is....
This essay, a finalist in The Nation's Student Writing Contest, argues that the most important prerequisite for being a good president cannot be found in the marble hallways of the nation's elite institutions.
This essay, the high school winner of The Nation's Student Writing Contest, argues that until inequities in education are eliminated, a permanent underclass will continue to exist.
Amid the ruins of a new gilded age, the devalued and depressed American people are ready to demand more.