Walter Scheidel argues that economic inequality is not only inevitable, but that whenever inequality has been reduced, the reasons forcing inequality down have been nothing short of horrific.
By Walter Scheidel
Are cities the great engines of innovation, the models of economic and social progress that the optimists celebrate, or are they the zones of gaping inequality and class division that the pessimists decry? The reality is that they are both.
By Richard Florida
The clustering of the "creative class" -- professionals in the arts, in the media, in tech -- has brought growth and innovation to cities, but has also led to "the new urban crisis," author Richard Florida tells the NewsHour's Paul…
By Paul Solman
Life expectancy can very by as much as 20 years depending on what county you live in, a new report finds.
By Paul Solman
By Making Sen$e Editor
Americans can agree on one thing this election season: they're angry. But is your anger based on facts or misconceptions? Take our quiz to find out.
By John Komlos
Raising the minimum wage has not hurt anyone except the boogeyman in the imagination of the 1 percenters and their entourage.
Restoring the widely shared prosperity of mid-1900s would be no mean challenge for a President Clinton, a President Trump or a President Anybody Else.
The changing demographics of this country and the exponential growth of workers of color in the next few decades compel us to address racial inequities that also serve as a hindrance to financial gains.
The establishment was good at making big promises, but in the end, they left few crumbs on the table for the middle class.
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