How bad is the housing crisis? Even the cheapest rental units are usually out of reach for low-income workers.
Matt Bruenig is the founder of People's Policy Project.
Conservatives like to claim that Nordic countries succeed because they have low regulation. That's nonsense.
We already have too much work in the United States. Why not redistribute it?
These days it seems like a job guarantee can mean anything you want it to mean.
The New York Times is wrong — the Finnish public hasn't turned against the jobless.
Advocates often claim women make 20 percent less than men. It’s even worse: 40 percent.
Libertarians tend to get flummoxed when confronted with this simple question.
The US does a terrible job of keeping its children out of poverty — especially compared to other industrialized nations.
Why do young people have a favorable view of socialism? Because the economic system has utterly failed them.
We shouldn’t fetishize mom and pops. They offer lower wages, skimpier benefits, and inferior labor protections.
Obamacare failed. Medicare for All won't.
A history lesson for Jonathan Chait.
Sure, rigged, “crony capitalism” generates enormous inequality. But unrigged capitalism does the same thing.
The nation's first African-American president was a disaster for black wealth.
The latest figures show that more and more young people are taking on higher and higher levels of student debt.
Say it together: top incomes are being driven by capital.
Single-payer critics argue that removing people from employer-based plans would be a disaster. They're wrong.
The existing distribution of wealth creates a predicament for reparations proposals.
Rich people pretend to be self-made, but inheritance played a huge role for many.
Age, race, education — no matter how you slice it, wealth inequality in the US is astronomical.