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The Left’s Battle Against ‘Inequality’
In his book "Discrimination and Disparities," economist Thomas Sowell notes that a disproportionate percentage of first-born siblings become National Merit Scholars compared to siblings born later, presumably because the first-born ...
May 23, 2019
Getting Inequality Wrong
Thomas Piketty captured something essential in the post-Lehman mood with his study of income and wealth differentials in ...
June 13, 2018
The Money Issue
Private debt tends to grow faster than the overall economy. As debt grows relative to GDP, inequality increases ...
May 11, 2018
James H. Nolt
Obstacles Abound as 2 Poor US Cities Consider Merging
CLEVELAND—Two of the country's poorest cities are talking about a merger they say could help both, though they ...
September 24, 2016
The Associated Press
Latin America’s Problem With Violence Is Deeply Entwined With Inequality
Latin America has traditionally been the world's most unequal region, but it has recently shown signs of change. ...
August 22, 2016
Bitcoin Users Largely Shrug Off Latest $69M Bitcoin Exchange Heist
Democracy appears to be malfunctioning in a fast-paced world. “The concept of the Western-style democratic system is that ...
August 4, 2016
A Quarter Century of Market Reform Leaves India Richer With Wider Inequality
India opened to the world in 1991 with its New Economic Policy that embraced economic liberalization and privatization. ...
July 25, 2016
How a New Study on Race Relations Echoes LBJ’s 1968 Kerner Report
Blacks and whites in America are "worlds apart," says a new study on race, which has a familiar ...
June 29, 2016
Better Education Can Decrease Wealth Inequality
Today, the world is doing a lackluster job of finding sustainable solutions to global inequality.
June 1, 2016
Brad L. Brasseur
We Need to Look Beyond Unemployment to Fix Labor Market Inequality
Labor market insecurity and inequality aren’t just about whether someone is employed or not.
April 2, 2016
David S. Pedulla
A Flat World Gets Bumpy With Globalization in Retreat
Uncertainty and instability threaten the global economy, and monetary stimulus by the central banks, including negative rates, is ...
March 26, 2016
Desperate Millions Flee Poverty, Persecution, and Inequality
The developed world needs to engage with poorer countries to reduce poverty, or face uncontrolled, high migration.
June 15, 2015
Joergen Oerstroem Moeller
The Digital Economy Is No Leveller, It’s a Source of Inequality
When we think about income and wealth inequalities we are tempted to lay blame on the old way ...
February 4, 2015
The Inequality Fallacy Behind the G20 Protests
For a mental image that instinctively breeds mistrust, imagine the twenty most powerful businessmen and women of a ...
November 11, 2014
To Combat Inequality, Expand Vocational Training, Cut College Enrollments
The U.S. economy remains locked in mediocre growth and increasing inequality. To help break that cycle, federal and ...
October 30, 2014
Inequality and the Nature of Capital: A Reminder
Despite the recent economic crises that hit so suddenly and surprised experts, economists still hold sway with the ...
June 21, 2014
Differences Don’t Necessarily Equal Discrimination
Well, another Equal Pay Day has come and gone. This year it came on April 8th to represent ...
May 1, 2014
Thomas Piketty on Inequality and Capital
Thomas Piketty, a 42-year-old economist from French academe has written a hot new book: Capital in the Twenty-First ...
April 26, 2014
Peter G. Klein
Black Unemployment and Immigration
Martin Luther King Jr. strove for racial equality and that equality has been achieved in many arenas. However, ...
January 29, 2014
Epoch Times Reader
America Must Play to Its Strengths to Fix Inequality
Inequality is replacing the American dream, because the U.S. economy—thanks to Washington's mismanagement—is underperforming.
January 25, 2014
Aging Populations in Eastern Europe Pose Challenges for Policy Makers
The aging of populations in Europe is transforming economies and societies and sparking debate on issues ranging from ...
October 17, 2013
World’s Richest Could Easily End Poverty, Says Oxfam
The international aid agency Oxfam International said that the world’s 100 richest people on earth could essentially end ...
January 21, 2013
Iranian Oil Tanker Switches Destination to Turkey After It Was Headed for Greece
The Associated Press
North Korea Launches Two More Short-Range Missiles Into Sea
UK Consular Worker Simon Cheng Detained in China, Released, Back in Hong Kong
Psychologist Approved Jeffrey’s Epstein’s Removal From Suicide Watch
Trump Hits Back at China With More Tariffs Following China’s Retaliation
Overstock CEO Gave Exculpatory Evidence on Maria Butina to FBI, Her Attorney Says
Court Rules in Favor of Electoral College