Anti-TPP protest at the 2016 Democratic National Convention. Photo by susanmelkisethian on Flickr.
27 Jul 2016

Terry McAuliffe Lets It Slip That Hillary Clinton Is Lying, Supports TPP

McAuliffe, a longtime friend who served as a character witness for her in a convention speech, told reporters that Clinton actually supported TPP and would do so as president.

04 Jul 2016

US Income Inequality Reaches Historic High

The land of opportunity? Not so much. In fact, the rich are getting richer at a historic rate.

Screen shot from the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists' page for "Panama Papers" project (
06 Jun 2016

Panama Papers: Rich Americans Used Law Firm To Evade Tax Laws Too

Though the initial stories on the massive leak of documents from Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca—popularly known as the Panama Papers—focused on non-American political and economic figures, continued investigations and reporting have revealed some noteworthy American clients. On Sunday, The New York Times published a story linking Mossack Fonseca to rich

Bloomberg Business Week cover, adapted from photo by koka_sexton on Flickr.
11 May 2016

Hedge Fund Industry Shows Weak Returns As Managers Take Home $13 Billion

Despite a thoroughly lackluster performance recently, the hedge fund industry is still setting records in executive compensation.

27 Mar 2016

Report: 74% Of Billionaire Wealth From Rent-Seeking

A new report offers a breathtaking estimate of how the rich have gotten richer: 74% of billionaire wealth was gained through socially useless activity.

11 Mar 2016

Wall Street Bonus Pool Is Double Combined Earnings Of Minimum Wage Workers

A new report calculates the Wall Street bonus pool doubles the combined annual earnings of all full-time minimum wage workers in America.

Davos Congress center, during the World Economic Forum (Photo by MadGeographer)
25 Jan 2016

Citigroup, Davos Worry About Popular Backlash To Neoliberal Order

From January 20-23, the global elite met in Davos, Switzerland for the annual World Economic Forum. The themes this year were the dangers of inequality and terrorism to the current world order, an order those present have benefited the most from and have charged themselves with maintaining. The founder and

"United We Bargain, Divided We Beg" sign from February 23, 2011 Labor Rally in La Crosse, WI. (tinfoilraccoon on Flickr)
22 Jan 2016

Supreme Court Could Cripple Unions, Increase Inequality

A case currently before the Supreme Court could become another debilitating blow to what remains of the US labor movement.

In this November 19, 2010 photograph, a man walks along a massive pipe through a field of refuse on his way back to the Dharavi slum from the market, in Mumbai India. (Flickr / Meena Kadri)
20 Jan 2016

Report: Richest 62 People As Wealthy As Half Of World

According to Oxfam’s report, the 62 richest billionaires in the world own as much wealth as the poorer half of the planet’s population — 3.6 billion people

A handful of loose change photographed as it falls onto a dark, flat reflective surface. (Flickr / Nick Olejniczak)
14 Jan 2016

VIDEO: Who Profits From The Nonprofit Industrial Complex?

‘Tis better to give than to receive — but who are you giving to and who’s receiving? Activist Anna Kaminski and Act Out! dive into the non-profit industry.