Tagged With Income Inequality

Life expectancy in the US keeps going down, and a new study says America's worsening inequality could be to blame


Sorry Andrew Yang, the maths is clear: universal basic income is a terrible idea


Former Fed Chair Janet Yellen says odds of a recession are 'higher than normal'



One chart shows how steep of a decline there's been in the percentage of children outearning their parents since the 1940s


You now need to make more than $500,000 a year to be in the 1% in America, new study shows — and that's the highest it's ever been


'The inner city schools are not failing because of banks, ok?' — JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon defended Wall Street against claims it's fuelling inequality



The richest American 37 years ago wouldn't even make it onto the Forbes billionaires list today


From Tesla to McDonald's, these are the 20 CEO-enriching companies that would get hit hardest by Bernie Sanders' new inequality tax


Bernie Sanders unveils 'inequality tax' targeting companies where CEOs make far more than workers


The gap between the rich and the poor in the US has widened to a record high, and it mirrors the growth of 'dynastic wealth'


Taking care of rich people is America's hot new gig. Here are the states benefiting from the job boom.


One in 5 children live below the poverty line: Here are the states with the highest number of kids dependent on free lunches



Suburban parents are giving up guardianship of their teens so they can claim college aid meant for poor families


Millennials' habits are threatening countless industries — but a new report says it's only because they're poorer than their parents


Even billionaires are acknowledging that the system that created their crazy amount of wealth is unsustainable


The world's largest hedge fund breaks down how the US workforce got screwed over the past 20 years



Trash pickers in San Francisco make a living by going through billionaires' garbage and selling the designer jeans, vacuum cleaners, and iPads they discover


Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz says America's inequality problem has gotten out of control, and he's promising to fix it


Income inequality in the US has hit a record high. Meet the 15 richest American family 'dynasties,' who have a combined net worth of $618 billion.


Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said billionaires shouldn't exist as long as Americans live in abject poverty