Today’s posts of course will only be about how America is totally awesome and so to celebrate, let’s blow our fingers off with fireworks this evening. To start with, the U.S. has reached n
The Roosevelt Institute has an important new report on the connections between race and economic inequality, focusing specifically on African-Americans. This is your Friday night homework.
Say what you will about Richard Florida’s theories about the rise of the “creative class” (and I say his work is already a relic of a more optimistic time), but he’s certainly
The Institute for Policy Studies has a new report on income inequality: America’s 20 wealthiest people — a group that could fit comfortably in one single Gulfstream G650 luxury jet – now own m
There is a class war going on in the New Gilded Age. If “war” is the term we want to use for “massacre of the defenseless.” Time for everyone to update your Class War Calendars
In Crested Butte, Colorado, the rentals have gone so out of control, in no small part thanks to AirBNB, that the people who actually work in the town are forced to live in the forest: Melanie Rees use
What would our nation be like if we were as a nation as wealthy as we are now but we didn’t have one of our two political parties dedicated to racism and class warfare against the poor? Maybe it
The Maoists at the International Monetary Fund are out with more evidence that lower unionization rates lead to greater income inequality. We examine the causes of the rise in inequality and focus on