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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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The wealthiest Americans are, by far, the most politically engaged and exercise enormous influence as a result. A groundbreaking new study out today in the Political Science Quarterly by...
September 26, 2014 | Joseph Hines
Yesterday, I calculated racial wealth levels by educational attainment. The headline finding was that the least educated whites have a higher median wealth than the most educated blacks and hispanics...
September 25, 2014 | Matt Bruenig
Last week, I had the honor to testify in the Senate on Demos' core mission: the intersection of economic and political inequality. I joined Senator Jeff Merkley's Economic Policy...
September 24, 2014 | Heather McGhee
The Federal Reserve recently released the 2013 Survey of Consumer Finances. Earlier I calculated overall racial wealth inequality and wealth inequality within age groups. In this post, I...
September 23, 2014 | Matt Bruenig


I.  Introduction America‚Äôs economy has been an awesome engine of wealth creation over the past two generations, but the new prosperity has disproportionately gone to the wealthiest. Between 1979...
From: Demos To: Mayor Bill de Blasio; City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito; and interested parties Regarding: Unjustified exemptions that weaken and Aundermine...
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