A look at the gap between rich and poor via two books: David Cay Johnson's Free Lunch and Michael J. Thompson's The Politics of Inequality.
The aftermath of Hurricane Katrina has turned New Orleans into a tragic Tale of Two Cities.
Conservation, like taxes, is for little people. When you're rich you can waste all the water you want.
Two new books seek to galvanize progressives at a key political moment: Paul Krugman's The Conscience of a Liberal and Jonathan Chait's The Big Con.
What's so great about designer chocolate if it's infested with cockroach droppings? As the economic widens, rich and poor still occupy the same food chain.
As the superrich get richer, the rest of us sink deeper into debt. But when American consumers can no longer consume, our whole system falls apart.
Poverty in America is a moral issue.
Just in time for Labor Day, a new report on the gap between the boss and the average worker is a gleefully malicious attack on the richest CEOs.
The New York Times turns a spotlight on the super-rich who veil their affluence in assertions of the good that they do. It makes Gordon Gekko's naked greed look good.
A bloated overclass can drag down a society as surely as a swelling underclass.