An Equal Say And An Equal Chance For All


Heather McGhee's Senate testimony on the extent and impact of inequality

How the fastest-growing occupation is a microcosm of the jobs crisis

Public economic contributions are ignored in standard growth measures

A proposal to lower the cost of college and end state disinvestment

An important case was allowed to move forward in Rhode Island

September 25, 2014

On PolicyShop, Matt Bruenig continues his series of analysis on the Federal Reserves recent Survey of Consumer Finances, this time...

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Earlier, I pointed out that families headed by white high school dropouts have higher net worths than families headed by black college graduates. Judging by my emails, this struck some as nearly...
October 24, 2014 | Matt Bruenig
Last night, I had the honor of attending an Intelligence Squared debate on the proposition that, “Income Inequality Impairs the American Dream of Upward Mobility.” It was an engrossing debate....
October 23, 2014 | Sean McElwee
The Census released its supplemental poverty report last week. In my coverage of the report, I've written posts explaining that non-market incomes kept nearly 40 million people out of poverty under...
October 22, 2014 | Matt Bruenig
“Silly.” That’s how Walmart spokesperson Kory Lundberg described the concerns of Walmart workers and their allies who protested the mega-retailers low wages and poor employment policies in New York...
October 21, 2014 | Amy Traub


Over the last half-century, affluent Americans have turned out to vote at significantly higher rates than lower-income Americans. On the surface, this would seem to pose a serious problem for equal...
In today’s economy, a college education is essential for getting a good job and entering the middle class. Yet, despite this reality, college costs are rising beyond the reach of many Connecticutters...

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