People think they know everything about slavery in the United States. They don't.
New research reveals the answer isn't what we're often led to believe.
New York City, Chicago and Los Angeles all have neighborhood income inequality at least 20 percent larger than Washington's.
Trump's plans to cut taxes and raise trade barriers, if enacted, might give a short-term income boost to some workers but would not deliver the long-term growth, Nobel Prize-winning economist Angus Deaton said.
Many citizens in the U.K. and other wealthy countries suffer from a mental health problem.
The U.S. ranks in the bottom third of rich countries when it comes to income inequality among children.
Not really. But they don't fare too well, either.
The moral case: No one should be working full time and still remain in poverty.
Income inequality, gun control, Black Lives Matter—important issues the candidates should address.
Workplace gender differences persist, but that doesn't mean something is deeply amiss in employment markets.
Raising the top income tax to 50 percent would mean paying $110,968 more for the top 1 percent.
The market has been tilted in favor of moneyed interests while workers have lost bargaining power.
The city of Ogden, together with its neighboring communities, has the narrowest wealth gap among America's largest metropolitan statistical areas.
Reform dramatically increased the number of households with children on less than $2 a day per person.
The pope soars stressing humility, helping poor. Can Trump resist taking a shot?
The nation's economic expansion has not led to gains for many Americans, according to the U.S. Census Bureau's annual estimates.
A "Second Gilded Age" has brought levels of inequality not seen since labor unions first organized.