The majority of new jobs in the US are low-wage, and the US has a much higher proportion of low-wage jobs than other rich countries.
BP must do a better job of working fairly with the state and federal trustee to move projects forward.
Economic growth—the kind America enjoyed during its longest decades of prosperity —does not happen in countries with chronic income inequality.
Last week, the World Bank released a new report assessing declining income inequality over the 2000s in Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico. Each country experienced significant reductions in inequality over the last decade. This finding is not new, but the authors helpfully tease out some nuance behind the trend. Their findings suggest two factors drove the […]
A strong majority of poll respondents across ideological lines believe that the working poor should be a top or important government priority.
My non-drinking game for tonight’s debate.
One of the most important is to define resilience in a way that’s useful—which is to say that excludes some things as NOT resilience.
Women grow the majority of the world’s food—and are also the majority of the world’s hungry because of vast inequalities in resources and power.
Oxfam calls on the World Bank to temporarily freeze its agricultural investments in land.