Marriage and high school diplomas are a distraction. To end poverty, we simply have to structure our economy to ensure nobody falls below the poverty line.
Matt Bruenig is the founder of People's Policy Project.
Don't believe the critics: a new report shows California's single-payer plan is eminently affordable.
If California implemented single-payer, the state would spend much less on health care than the rest of the US.
How do wealth and income inequality develop? And how can they be reversed?
Treating Asians in the US as a wealthy monolith papers over their wildly divergent economic situations.
Liberal talking points on race and the welfare state reflect deeply conservative ideas. The Left should demand welfare for all.
United Airlines' forcible removal of a passenger exposed the everyday violence that keeps capitalism running.
Baby boomers aren't the problem -- the rich are.
Chelsea Clinton might run for office. Rethink this.
Liberal commentators believe that you can have diversity or economic justice, but you can’t have both. They're wrong.
The Democratic establishment waged war on Keith Ellison. We should respond in kind.
Stock market booms benefit the rich, not ordinary workers.
Finland’s UBI experiment serves as a cautionary tale for basic income proponents on the Left.
10 percent of all national income is paid out to the 1 percent as capital income. Why not give it to all as a universal basic income?
A New York Times op-ed slamming Bernie Sanders's program misses the mark.
The notion that Bernie Sanders' supporters are overwhelmingly male isn't borne out by the numbers.
Class and race operate both separately and together to impoverish huge swaths of American society.