A new study debunks some of the most common myths about America’s tipped workforce. Continue reading
“Inequality matters,” Bill said in a recent essay. “You will hear people say it doesn’t, but they are usually so high up the ladder they can’t even see those at the bottom.” The distance between the first and the least in America is indeed vast and growing — proven by shocking statistics and personal stories of challenge and hardship, made even harder by policies and political collusion that reward the wealthy at the cost of everyone else. Learn more about the class gap, how it happened, what’s making it worse and what you can do about it.
The Nobel Prize-winning economist fires back at claims that our increasingly skewed economy is a result of “natural” market forces. Continue reading
There is precedent for presidential action to improve workers’ rights. Continue reading
Dave Zirin discusses the Brazilian people’s protests against huge sporting events that catch the world’s eye but deepen inequality and divert resources from where they’re needed most in a country struggling with massive income inequality. Continue reading
No this is not a hoax — this really is happening. Continue reading