Here's what income disparity has done to the wages of America's disappearing middle class.
Join Elizabeth Warren, Paul Krugman, and experts on monetary and regulatory policy for a discussion of Federal Reserve economic management.
The right way to cut spending on government assistance is to decrease the need for that assistance, not cut assistance for those in need.
I'm not sure why ABC News believes that anyone should care what Ms. there are no "god-given" American jobs Carly Fiorina has to say about much of anything, but that didn't stop them from allowing her to spread lies about the Democrats' attempts to get Americans back to work.
Several years ago I had a private conversation with a woman who had been in very-high-level meetings in the Obama administration including some at the highest level. She made a very clear point that one of the reasons things happened a certain way was that in meetings Larry Summers would literally shout down women who offered a contrasting viewpoint. This was a expressed as apparently a particular problem when it came to the viewpoints of women.
If you’re the CEO of a major company today, you make, on average, about 273 times more than the average worker. That’s according to a recent analysis by the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) of the CEO-to-worker pay ratio at top 350 firms. The average pay, EPI found, was $14.1 million in 2012, up 12.7 percent from 2011.
Today, 1% of Americans are taking home nearly 20 percent of the country's total income, and own more than 35% of America's wealth.
Nick Hanauer writes in Bloomberg News that the country is forgetting their basic economics in how to get the economy roaring again.
Keith Olbermann talked to the Economic Policy Institute's Heather McGhee about their groups study on the GOP's plan for the economy which they claim would spur job growth by keeping the Bush Tax Cuts permanent and reducing spending to fiscal year