Jul 21, 2014 — The Florida Republican, with one eye on the White House, tells NPR's Morning Edition that there's a role for government to play in opening access to higher education and job training.
May 27, 2014 — Attendees at an inclusive capitalism conference in London control $30 trillion in assets. But it's unclear what, if any, financial commitments will come from the conclave on income inequality.
May 15, 2014 — Extreme-luxury travel costs sums few of us can afford, and, says anthropologist Barbara King, invites us all to reflect on how the global economy works and our own role in it.
Mar 19, 2014 — Is civilization on the brink of collapse? Every age has its seers who falsely claim that all is rotten. But it's also true, as a new study notes, that history is littered with examples of implosion.
Jan 20, 2014 — The relief organization says the wealthiest 85 people own the same proportion as the planet's poorest 3.5 billion people. And Oxfam says it fears that growing income inequality will lead to social unrest.
Apr 30, 2013 — A sobering new study shows that the disparity in wealth between whites and people of color has grown since the recession began.
Apr 13, 2012 — How much did people in your income bracket pay in taxes? And what was the government's total tax take, from all sources?
Nov 15, 2011 — In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, surviving childhood sex abuse, and the political right's message on inequality. In the second hour, the story behind the Trail Of Tears, and the wide-ranging effects of the NBA lockout.