Income inequality – between the super-rich and the rest of us – and a sorry record of progressive policy initiatives from Congress all can be … Read more
Americans’ perceptions of income inequality are largely over-inflated when compared with actual census data, according to new research published in Psychological Science, a journal of … Read more
Since 1970, middle‐income neighborhoods have been disappearing. In 2009, only 42 percent of families lived in middle‐income neighborhoods, compared with 65 percent four decades earlier, … Read more
Wealth inequality can encourage people to cooperate when they would otherwise have no incentive to do so, according to a new study published in Nature … Read more
When the gap between the haves and have-nots gets larger, one would think the have-nots would want more help, most likely in the form of government programs, to fight rising inequities.
Not so, says Nate Kelly, assistant professor of political sci…
Suppose a close friend who is trying to figure out the facts about climate change asks whether you think a scientist who has written a book on the topic is a knowledgeable and trustworthy expert. You see from the dust jacket that the author received…