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Income Inequality

  1. high times
    Six Things to Know About Flying With the Superrich“First class sucks in comparison.”
  2. big tech
    How Do You Solve a Problem Like Elon Musk?The jokes get worse, and he only gets richer.
  3. the 99 percent
    Occupy Wall Street Changed EverythingTen years later, the legacy of Zuccotti Park has never been clearer.
  4. pivot
    Why the CEO-Worker Pay Gap Is Wider Than EverA clubby corporate atmosphere is a major contributing cause.
  5. the democrats
    It’s Time for Democratic Centrists Like Me to Help, Not Fight, The LeftThose who ran the Democratic Party under the Clintons and Obama need to acknowledge it’s the left’s turn to lead.
  6. Inequality Is a Bigger Threat to Our Democracy Than Putin IsThe biggest problem with Trump’s tax cuts is that increasing the wealth of the rich is a recipe for oligarchy.
  7. U.S. Households Are Finally Making More Than They Did in 1999The median household income hit a new record in 2016 — but the American economy still isn’t great.
  8. Report: Income Inequality Worse Under Mayor de BlasioThe tale of two cities continues.
  9. taxes
    Portland Will Make Companies With Overpaid CEOs Shell Out More in TaxesCorporations with executives who make more than 100 times what their workers do will be subject to a surtax.
  10. Barack Obama Makes the Malcontent’s Case for the Center LeftIn an op-ed, Obama grapples with the economic problems that fuel populist discontent, but argues that the center left offers the best hope for change.
  11. The Rich Far Outlive the Poor, Except in NYCA new study finds that the life expectancy of low-income Americans varies widely by locality.
  12. q&a
    Milanovic: ‘It’s a Perfect Storm’ of Inequality“It’s been forgotten by the Establishment in the rich countries that you have to pay attention to the losers.”
  13. This Right-Wing Radio Host Is Starting to Sound Like Bernie SandersHugh Hewitt wants to take down the billionaire class.
  14. Bernie Sanders Literally Only Cares About Wealth Inequality“He’s consumed by it.” 
  15. reicheous anger
    Is America Catching Up With Robert Reich’s Income-Inequality Crusade?The former Labor secretary and middle-class champion talks to us about his new film.
  16. poverty
    As Poverty in City Grows, So Does Gap Between Rich and PoorUp almost a full percentage point from last year.
  17. the national interest
    Romney Defends Inequality of OpportunityDid Romney just blow the big philosophical debate of the Obama era?
  18. the national interest
    Life Imitates Annie Hall, Economics Edition“I happen to have Mr. McLuhan right here.”