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June 4, 2014 | Perspectives

“Why don’t the unemployed get off their couches?” and eight other critical questions for Americans. Continue reading

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April 18, 2014 | Moyers & Company

Bill reflects on the forces that are causing inequality to skyrocket, why it matters and where we’re headed in the future. Continue reading

September 20, 2013 | Moyers & Company

Bill Moyers talks with Robert Reich about the film Inequality for All. Opening in theaters across the country next week, it aims to be a game-changer in our national discussion of income inequality. Continue reading

A line of job applicants snakes through a ropeline to attend the CUNY Big Apple Job Fair Friday in New York. March 2009. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
September 20, 2013 | Blog

A snapshot of what America’s middle class used to be and what it is now in terms of wages, work and out-of-pocket costs — and the problems caused by growing economic inequality. Continue reading

A man counts one hundred dollar bills. (AP Photo/Tsering Topgyal)
September 11, 2013 | Blog

A new report provides further evidence that we are living in a new Gilded Age. Continue reading

Updated August 1, 2013 | Group Think

We need solutions that actually address the principal of the loans and prevent a new student debt crisis from bubbling up again. For instance: a student debt jubilee and the restoration of education as a common good. MORE

A board on the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange shows the Standard & Poor's numbers, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013. The U.S. government has filed civil charges against Standard & Poor's Ratings Services for improperly giving high ratings to toxic mortgage bonds before the financial crisis. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
February 22, 2013 | Blog

Since the recession started, America’s richest have seen their earnings bounce back while everyone else’s have stayed the same. Continue reading

November 7, 2012 | Group Think

The author is waiting for President Obama to focus on people who are struggling to get by and to bail out his real constituency. MORE

Guests walk towards the home of Melissa and Reeve Waud, the location of a private fundraising event with Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, in Lake Forest, Ill. September 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
September 19, 2012 | BillBoard
In a blog post for the progressive public policy think tank Campaign for America’s Future, RJ Eskow argues that two movements have changed the face of American politics: Occupy and the "radical rich."
A line of job applicants snakes through a ropeline to attend the CUNY Big Apple Job Fair Friday in New York. March 2009. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
September 19, 2012 | Blog
The Guardian has a put together a map of the United States showing how different statistical groups are distributed by state.
George Goehl. Photo Credit: Dale Robbins
March 29, 2012 | Guests
Community Organizer
March 14, 2012 | Q&A

Frances Fox Piven explains why we shouldn’t blame poverty on the poor, and how she was targeted by the right. Continue reading