Nation Feb 18

Today’s racial wealth gap is wider than in the 1960s

Average wealth in America has grown over the past 50 years, but not at the same rate for everyone. Wealth gaps, especially between whites and non-whites, are growing. In 2013, the average white family had seven times the wealth of…

Nation Dec 17

Why the middle class is not feeling a recovery

The wealth gap between upper-income Americans and the rest of the country has reached a new high. According to a Pew Research Center analysis, the gap actually widened during the recovery as only upper-income families recouped some of the wealth…

Nation Oct 17

Americans consider inequality world’s greatest danger

What's the biggest global threat these days? If you ask Americans and Europeans, it's economic inequality. In the Middle East, religious and ethnic hatred is of most concern. The Pew Research Center's Global Attitudes Project surveyed 48,643 people around the…

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