WHY change the rules? To seek solutions

Why Change the Rules?   http://edit.aflcio.org/Corporate-Watch/Paywatch-2014 Many researchers find that Americans feel the way corporation’s operate is failing us.  Everyone has heard — and many believe — the refrain that ...

Leo Hindrey — a one time cable and telecom mogul goes to work on the minimum-wage challenge

Leo Hindery is a one-time cable and media mogul and a private-equity fund manager who heads the Smart Globalization Initiative of the New America Foundation.  He writes magazine columns. And, ...

BOOKS: Jennifer Silva proves academic expertise on income inequality with “Coming Up Short”

While earning her Ph.D. in sociology at the University of Virginia, Harvard University postdoctoral fellow Jennifer Silver began studying the impact of economic inequality on young adults. In her 2013 book ...

STUDY: Low-income students in households making less than $28K annually now a majority in the nation’s public schools

Low-income students — those living in a single-parent household earning less than $28,000 a year — are now a majority of the schoolchildren attending the nation’s public schools, according to ...

Millionaire entrepreneur Nick Hanauer’s message to plutocrats: “The pitchforks are coming”

With inequality soaring to unprecedented levels, groups like Occupy Wall Street have made it clear that the 99% want change. There are those among the 1%, however, that assert a ...

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