In the period 2013-2016, the wealthiest households pulled even further ahead, worsening the nation’s massive disparities in wealth and income.
Your typical wage is below what it was in the late 1970s, in terms of what it can buy Yet the American economy is twice as large as it was back then Your typical wage is below what it was in the late 1970s, in terms of what it can buy.
An advocate of the idea cites numerous cases around the world in which money allotted to members of communities with no strings attached led to important gains in social cohesion.
The income, employment and real estate values measured in the richest parts of the country are pulling up the numbers that officials and lawmakers use to craft domestic economic policy.
Unless you earn enough to be able to begin to accumulate wealth, you can't get ahead. That's why kids from low-income families start out in life at a huge disadvantage -- especially children of color.
When presidential candidate Bernie Sanders talks about income inequality, and when other candidates speak about the minimum wage and food stamps, what are they really talking about?
The Republican presidential candidate reversed his position on wages shortly after Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders suggested he could win over Trump’s supporters and criticized Trump for saying low wages are necessary.
It may be difficult to sympathize with, but many Americans earning six-figure incomes are living paycheck to paycheck.
These 400 billionaires are wealthier than 190 million of their fellow Americans.