To be poor anywhere in the world is hard, but being poor in America is especially difficult. While the income of wealthier Americans has grown significantly in the recent decades, the wages of the country’s
In 2012, the late Alan B. Krueger, who was at that time the chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors, gave a speech that highlighted income inequality as one of the major causes of social ills in society.
This tax on upper-end income will help level the playing field and ensure we reward people for hard work and not just for earning money off of wealth. We have all heard President Donald Trump crow about
Former Clinton Treasury Secretary Larry Summers warns about Warren tax plan: 'Not remotely feasible'
Economist Larry Summers, a former U.S. Treasury Secretary under President Bill Clinton, warned on Tuesday that Sen. Elizabeth Warren's tax plan could create "catastrophic economic consequences." “I don’t
The notion America’s wealthiest individuals do not pay enough taxes has widespread political support, and several Democratic politicians and presidential candidates have strong proposals for various forms
Steep taxes on the ultra-wealthy are, for some, not a means to an end but an end itself. They see the very existence of extreme wealth as inimical to economic growth, middle-class prosperity and democracy.
A new wave of activist food banks are starting to try to put themselves out of business, by working on issues like minimum wage and rent control in an effort to fix the underlying problems that cause Each