Inequality

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Photo of the Month: September 2016

Farm workers tend a field in California, as the state passes historic legislation for agricultural overtime pay.

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Field Notes: Inequality in the Age of Financialization

With the gap between rich and poor growing, a new paper offers four potential avenues investors might consider to bridge the economic divide.

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Field Notes: The Myth of Affordable Tuitions

A Demos report finds college is unaffordable in all 50 states, and the affordability gap is significantly larger for minorities.

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Photo of the Month: June 2016

This photo of the month shows protesters at the trial of a cop involved in Freddie Gray's murder and highlights the need for racial and economic healing in Baltimore.

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Field Notes: Reducing Inequality and Raising Wages by 2032

The Economic Policy Institute finds that people of color will be a majority of the American working class in 2032 and stresses the need to reduce inequality by then.

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Field Notes: The Census Data on Poor Counties

The Pacific Standard highlights some key takeaways from census data on poverty and income inequality in the United States.

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Photo of the Month: November 2015

This month's photo captures the working class protests to increase minimum wage across the country.

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In Case You Missed It: The Poor People's Parent Trap

In this issue, discussion of parenting, family values and economic mobility, the U.S. bail system and gross injustice and whether plutocracy is forever.

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In Case You Missed It: This is Your Brain on Poverty

In this issue, more on poverty and the scarcity mentality, jails versus schools, the GDP metric, IT layoffs for H-1B visas, and a social investor hates on nonprofits.

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In Case You Missed It: The Politics of Poverty

In this issue, more on poverty and politics, low-income job sprawl, the hidden side of poverty and inequality, and the rise in impact investing.