Serious proposals are on the table to address the deepening divide between the uber-rich and the rest of us.
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.
Our ancestors took action against wealth inequality similar to that we're seeing in the U.S. today. We can too.
Populism and progressivism were fueled by idealistic dreams, but in the end they were dragged down by self-interest and racism.
The authority on human rights blasts the yawning gap between rich and poor in America, saying U.S. democracy is being "steadily undermined" by those in power and other vested interests.
When we glom on to political labels and attach ourselves to partisan ideologies, we allow the establishment to shatter us into encampments.
The Amazon founder and owner of The Washington Post, already the wealthiest person on the planet, gets a lot richer after the company's stock rises 2.5 percent.
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What if the anti-establishment wings of both parties came together in a pro-democracy coalition to attack the problem?
By pulling a little more compensation out of his employer for himself and his colleagues via a petition, Prater showed that deliberate, collective action still can help working people.