CEO pay at America's seven largest banks averaged 100 times the median U.S. household income in 1989 -- and over 500 times that median in 2007.
For urban Native Americans, the jobless rate averages around 48 percent. In general, Indian Country is in a permanent depression even when the national economy is on the upswing.
Private sector revised job figures show an average of less than 90,000 per month since January. Unemployment inched back up to 8.2 percent.
David Brooks positions himself as an above-the-fray "moderate," but the reality is otherwise.
The EU set up a monetary union, but it needs a political union based on the empowerment of working people, not just bankers, to survive this crisis.
In 30 years demographers forecast that the population of the U.S. will no longer be majority white.
The European solution of austerity has been totally discredited not just on that continent but by workers and their allies around the world.
Shedding some light on membership in the Tea Party Caucus in Congress.
99 To 1: How Wealth Inequality Is Wrecking The World And What We Can Do About It, by Chuck Collins, helps readers gain a mastery over the practical politics of attacking inequality.
King Juan Carlos of Spain goes on an elephant safari while Spaniards go without basic necessities. Could such royal conspicuous consumption happen in America?