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March 2019

Karl Marx Rises Again

Karl Marx is back from the dead. Not on a Soviet-style scale, mercifully, and not…

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July 2014

Now That’s Rich

Institutional Investor’s latest “rich list” in its Alpha magazine, its survey of the 25 highest-paid…

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Why Don’t We Trust the Poor Enough to Give Them Money?

A Chinese millionaire tried to give $300 to homeless men and women in New York…

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June 2014

Inequality Is Not Inevitable

An insidious trend has developed over this past third of a century. A country that…

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National Campaign Houses 100,000 People with Help from Dallas-based CitySquare

The national 100,000 Homes Campaign celebrated the 100,000th person to move into permanent housing this…

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Wealth Hits High as Rich Get Richer

Americans’ wealth hit a fresh record in the first quarter amid a rise in home…

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Growth Has Been Good for Decades. So Why Hasn’t Poverty Declined?

The surest way to fight poverty is to achieve stronger economic growth. That, anyway, is…

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April 2014

To Reduce Inequality, Start With Families.

The French economist Thomas Piketty swept across the United States last week with a dire…

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April 2013

Less Than Equal: Racial Disparities in Wealth Accumulation

When it comes to economic gaps between whites and communities of color in the United…

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February 2013

The Roots of the Widening Racial Gap: Explaining the Black-White Economic Divide

Growing concerns about wealth inequality and the expanding racial wealth gap have in recent years…

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