Inequality

Labor and Capital in the Global Economy

How three decades of technological change, globalization, and government policy made workers more at the mercy of concentrated capital.

By Kimberly Clausing

Fixing the Estate Tax

Income from inheritances is taxed at a lower rate than income from work, and only the wealthiest of the wealthy pay. How to create a fairer system.

By Lily L. Batchelder

What Next for Liberalism?

One pressing question: How to make the angry people more angry at capital and less angry at government.

By Daniel T. Rodgers

ITT Tech's Closure Strikes a Blow Against Inequality

At their worst, for-profit colleges aren't just scam operations.

By Nathan Pippenger

Everyone’s Problem

The inequality crisis is truly global, and while fixes aren’t easy, neither are present trends inevitable.

By Diane Coyle