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The four worlds of income inequality

Frank Jacobs from Big Think looks at how data from the World Bank was used to subdivide the world into four incomes. Read full story

The numbers add up to this: Less and less opportunity for poor kids

A new study and book, Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis by political scientist Robert Putnam, argue that upward mobility in the United States is getting harder More...

How much it takes to get in the top 1% in every state

With the disparity between the 1% of the United States most wealthy and the 99% of the rest of the country growing, the Economic Policy More...

Why rising inequality is great news: Burman

For those of us who worry that the growing global gap between rich and poor is a critical threat to the planet, this has been More...

Wealth gap between middle class and rich widest ever

2014 has marked the widest wealth gap ever between the middle and rich classes.  Not only has the middle class’ income stagnated, but their wealth More...

A tale of income inequality in five Toronto neighbourhoods

Toronto – Canada’s city that never sleeps – is home to 2.8 million residents in 2013, but according to David Hulchanksi, five distinct neighbourhoods in More...

Robert Reich and the fight against inequality: Olive

“Sustained and growing prosperity for everyone in a society depends on government investment in people – in education, health care, infrastructure and basic R&D,” says More...

The divided city

Richard Florida at CityLab takes shares some findings of  recently released research on income inequality in American cities he coauthored with several of his colleagues at the Martin Prosperity More...

Oxfam: World’s richest 1 percent control half of global wealth

According to new data from Oxfam, a mere one percent of the world’s population owns almost half the world’s wealth, with the 85 richest people More...

Why inequality matters

Paul Krugman writes in New York Times Opinion Pages about why inequality matters in America’s current political climate, how it has impacted the recent financial crises, and More...