Inequality in America

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Inequality in America in 6 charts

The Democratic Iowa caucuses happened on Monday, and inequality has been one of the biggest issues in the nascent presidential campaign.

Among the frontrunners in the race, Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren have made inequality and related issues central to their campaigns. Both candidates support drastically raising taxes on the wealthiest Americans, along with programs

What Does America’s Top 5% Think About Income Inequality?

It has been said that there are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics. Well, there’s no lying about the growing income inequality in America. In 1965, America’s top 1% controlled about 10% of the nation’s after-tax income. That number has now grown to over 15%. The average CEO-to-worker pay ratio has