Climate concerns that have helped drive coal to near-obsolescence have contributed to a recent slump in the Kentucky senator’s popularity.
One survey found that 80 percent of one encampment’s residents reported having a diagnosed mental illness.
Classifying immigrants as “arriving aliens” allows the government to deny them a chance for release from detention.
Baby boomers are criticized by younger, debt-burdened Americans frustrated by economic inequality. But many boomers are also hurting.
Pull back the curtain on the Trump economy and you’ll find a nation where income inequality is rising to become the new normal.
Detainees have lodged a complaint concerning “abuses, atrocities, violations of human rights, racism and hate.”
A family of toxins known as PFAS has gotten its closeup on the silver screen via Dark Waters. Will regulators take note?
A 12-Month Series Examining Inequality and Its Impact on One of the Most Consequential Elections in American History.
Today we embark on a yearlong project exploring what has become another “inconvenient truth” – the pain that economic inequality has brought to America.
Co-published by The Guardian and Fast Company
A crop of presidential candidates is pushing proposals aimed at Americans who work hard but feel they’re not getting their share of the pie.
An estimated 41.4 percent of the total U.S. population — 135 million people — are either poor or low-income.
Here’s what former Labor Secretary Robert Reich, who narrated this video on the series, has said about the project: “It’s so important for fact-based news outlets to shine a light on the defining issue of our time. ‘United States of Inequality’ is a timely reporting project.”
An Economic Policy Institute study concluded that rideshare drivers nationwide take home an average of $9.21 an hour after expenses.
The Chicago Teachers Union framed its fight as a struggle against the city’s gross inequities between rich and poor families.
What does a Pittsburgh race for district attorney have to do with the 2020 presidential election?
Among Future of Work Commission members, there has been more talk about the impact of the gig economy than the implications of artificial intelligence.
Where Elizabeth Warren and Gavin Newsom’s plans to reinvest in public schools most diverge is on funding mechanisms. Liz has one; Gavin doesn’t.