Income distribution

David Brooks: Focusing On Economic Theory A 'Little Out Of The Pope's Lane'

David Brooks: Focusing On Economic Theory A 'Little Out Of The Pope's Lane'

From this Friday's The PBS Newshour, resident hack and professional Republican turd-polisher David Brooks took a shot at Pope Francis as being "a little out of his lane" because he dared to criticize the problems being caused by record income disparity, unfettered capitalism and the idolatry of money.
QOTD: Joe Scarborough On Minimum Wage

QOTD: Joe Scarborough On Minimum Wage

So says the man who has probably finished paying his payroll taxes well before Valentine's Day every year, in response to this op-ed at the LA Times.

David Cay Johnston: U.S. Is Redistributing Income - Up

The Young Turks' Cenk Uygur speaks to investigative journalist David Cay Johnston about the income inequality struggles in the United States and the fact that income is being redistributed, just the wrong way -- up.

23 Policies That Would Make It Easier To Save The World

It's been said that the wealthy win because they can always hire half the poor to shoot the other half. Rarely is there a sadder case of this than when it comes to trying to protect the planet that feeds us, clothes us, and generates the only

The Paradox Of Mobility In America

We’re a species that has gotten around; we’ve wandered, pioneered and migrated to every corner of the world. The spear tip of technology is how we can get somewhere else: the wheel, the sailboat, the rocket. In short: we’re movers. We are