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Inequality in the Trump Era  

The Trump administration didn’t invent the policies that redistribute wealth and income to the top, but it has doubled down on them in characteristically cruel and petty ways.



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Citizen Brown  

On the history of dispossession, disinvestment, and discrimination that formed the backdrop to the killing of Michael Brown.



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What’s (Still) the Matter with Iowa?  

Unemployment “reforms” in Iowa and other states controlled by the GOP fit neatly with a larger agenda: not to protect workers from low wages, unsafe working conditions, and unbridled employer power, but to compel them to accept whatever they can get.





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Healthy Signs  

The Affordable Care Act is deeply flawed, but it has nonetheless made healthcare cheaper and more accessible for millions.



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Wage Woes  

Unemployment is at its lowest since 1969, yet the average American worker remains badly underpaid. Why?





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Them That Has, Gets  

There is no starker measure of inequality in the United States than net wealth—and over the last four years, the divide has only grown.





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What’s the Matter with Iowa?  

Having gained “trifecta” control over the state’s government in November, Iowa Republicans are implementing a big-business agenda with astounding speed—and devastating implications for workers.



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The Triumph of the 1%  

A new study by Thomas Piketty and his colleagues shows that American inequality continues to rise, with no sign of abating.