In Greenwich, Darien, and New Canaan, Connecticut, bankers are earning astonishing amounts. Does that have anything to do with the poverty in Bridgeport, just a few exits away?
In recent years, it’s been European scholars who have written the blockbuster papers on the topic.
Long Island University told 400 professors and union members not to come back to work when the school year started.
If organized labor were as strong today as it was in the late 1970s, nonunion men without a high-school diploma would be earning 9 percent more, according to a new study.
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The inequality at the heart of America’s education system
Property tax—one of the most criticized taxes on U.S. residents—stems from a system put in place by William the Conqueror.
As people move to warmer climates and cities, small towns throughout the region are weathering decline.
The party scored major victories in last week’s Connecticut primary. Now what?
That’s what has usually happened whenever a large proportion of Americans have been upset with the distribution of their country’s wealth.
A new paper finds that so-called “ban-the-box” policies, which prevent employers’ from seeing job applicants’ criminal histories, has unintended consequences.
Four couples in Oregon are trying to ease the burdens and costs of modern parenthood by sharing a home, a truck, and nightly dinners.
Wealth isn't necessarily bad in and of itself, but a new report suggests there's a correlation between the rich getting richer and everyone else getting left behind.
It’s known as a modern-day hub of progressivism, but its past is one of exclusion.
A new study indicates that from the 1980s to the 2000s, it became less likely that a worker could move up the income ladder.
Once known for their inclusiveness, Minnesota’s Twin Cities have become more divided in recent decades.
In the wake of welfare reform, unemployed people are pushed to quickly find work, any work. But too often those jobs lead nowhere.
States and counties have upped the amounts they charge defendants, saddling those getting out of jail with huge amounts of debt they have little hope of paying off.
As incomes fall across the nation, even better-off areas like Sheboygan County, Wisconsin, are faltering.
Trump and others vow to pull out of the TPP and beef up tariffs, but that wouldn’t stop companies from continuing to move jobs to where labor is cheapest.