Archived Articles (2011-2013)

Call their bluff. Take the plunge. Go over the cliff. Let the government default on its bonds. READ MORE

September 16, 2013

Jobs

Originally published at: http://inequality.org/jobs/

People need jobs. Put them to work. It’s that simple. READ MORE

September 8, 2013

Is $15 an hour really a fair wage for serving fast food? Is it reasonable? Is it affordable? In a word: YES. READ MORE

August 12, 2013

Need a job? Join the new servant economy. READ MORE

July 28, 2013

The top 0.5% of Americans are about 1.5 million people. And by definition they’re the 1.5 million richest and most powerful people in the country. READ MORE

July 11, 2013

On the high road to the future, we would use government institutions to put people to work in support of the common good. READ MORE

July 2, 2013

America’s official poverty line has remained fixed in real terms for over 40 years. Despite this, poverty is higher than it was at the end of the 1960s. READ MORE

June 11, 2013

Among the world’s major nations, documents the UN agency dedicated to labor matters, only one currently has a level of inequality both high and rising. READ MORE

June 6, 2013