New research out of the University of Berkeley reveals that 400 individuals now control more wealth than the bottom 150 million combined.
Serious proposals are on the table to address the deepening divide between the uber-rich and the rest of us.
Attendees of the World Economic Forum are divided on whether the plan has a chance of becoming law.
In its annual report on the gap between the rich and poor, the charity is calling for a global wealth tax to address the problem.
While much of the world faces deepening poverty, a tiny handful of people have increased their wealth by more than $1 trillion.
Wealth is more concentrated now than it was in John D. Rockefeller's day.
It's time for the United States to do what so many other countries do: provide citizens with affordable health care.
Ultra-rich philanthropists and their private foundations and charities have given almost half a billion dollars since 2006 to these organizations, according to tax filings and Foundation Center data.
Trumponomics is a thin veneer of an excuse for giving America’s rich, such as billionaire Carl Icahn, whatever they want, while sticking it to everyone else. (At left, a drawing of Icahn.)
We have become a Potemkin society where tokens are put on the stage to represent equality while the vast majority of Americans are economically enslaved.