Features related to the 99 percent

  • December 29, 2014

    Some protests are ignored and forgotten while others dominate the news cycle for weeks, becoming touchstones in political life. Continue reading

  • December 22, 2014

    The essays in Some Truths Are Not Self-Evident remind us that Zinn was not just a historian: he was also deeply involved in the major 20th century struggles for social justice in the United States. Continue reading

  • November 13, 2014

    The immense wealth growth of the top 10th of the top 1 percent is to blame for the rise of income inequality in America. Continue reading

  • September 8, 2014

    A new survey shows that over the past 25 years the rich have seen their wealth skyrocket while the middle class and poor have seen their share of national wealth plummet. Continue reading

  • June 4, 2014

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

  • April 18, 2014 | Blog

    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

  • September 20, 2013

    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

  • September 11, 2013

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

  • June 12, 2013 | 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