Inequality

Meritocracy and its Discontents

Michael Sandel says the hoi polloi are mad at the elites—and he thinks they have good reason to be.

By David Madland

Will They Ever Stop Hating Taxes?

Today, citizens’ consumer experiences inevitably shape their political views. Here’s what progressives need to understand.

By Ethan Porter

Higher Ed: Protect Students from Predatory Colleges

The Trump Administration has given a pass to for-profit colleges that exploit Black and Brown students the most.

By Aaron Ament Dan Zibel

Adieu to Laissez-Faire Trade

The Great Depression taught us that securing an economic foundation for all workers is a vital prophylactic against division and xenophobia. We must heed that lesson once again.

By Trevor Sutton Andy Green

How Much Has Inequality Cost Workers?

This has been a matter of speculation. But after this important new RAND study, we have a number. Fifty trillion. With a t.

By Nick Hanauer