The gap between rich and poor is at record levels in the U.S., yet it varies widely among the states. A political scientist explains why.
The United States is exhibiting several of the signs that have historically resulted in uprisings and revolutions. Is another American revolution looming?
The phoney debate about corporate activism distracts from the need for a debate about inequality.
At 33%, New Zealand's highest income tax rate is relatively low compared to other economies. Lifting it and cutting tax for low-income earners could improve welfare.
The key to arresting galloping inequality in Australia comes down to housing policy and reversing spiralling housing costs.
The Institute for Health and Welfare issued an "errata" to correct statements about inequality that were perfectly correct.
Populism is on the rise in countries where inequality has been fairly stable over time, as well as countries where inequality has grown.
The IMF has increasingly turned its focus to growing inequality worldwide. Ironically, research shows that policy reforms it mandated exacerbated income inequalities.
Most of the gains from the record economy went to those at the top, while everyone else saw much smaller gains – if any – in income and wealth.
The main problem plaguing Alberta students' math performance isn't the current math curriculum or teacher accountability, but inequality and ballooning class sizes.
In the face of climate change, the poorest are suffering from the excess emissions of CO₂ linked to the lifestyle of the richest. It is time to act, in the name of climate and social justice.
A former member of the Social Mobility Commission on Jeremy Corbyn's plan to drop social mobility as a policy goal in favour of social justice.
State and local governments can't do much about the rapid population growth in Melbourne, but they can take steps to reduce the costs of growing disparities between the outer suburbs and inner city.
Just as America's highways, sewage systems and water pipes need fixing, so does the growing gap between rich and poor. Trump and the Democrats could use that money to address both.
The drumbeat of data breaches and the growing problem of identity theft disproportionately harm low-income Americans.
The Morrison government's tax changes will benefit high income earners the most and low income earners the least, says the National Centre for Social and Economic Modelling.
Democratic lawmakers have offered a number of ways to reverse decades of widening economic inequality. A tax expert gives them a closer look.
Parliaments might argue more but they make democracy more stable and produce stronger economies.
As inequality in the US increases, the federal government is failing to address it. Can states pick up the slack?
Brazil's new president – often called the 'Trump of the tropics' for his inflammatory, right-wing rhetoric – won over poorer voters by stoking fear and resentment. Can he make them happy?