I have a confession to make. In the series of articles I have supposedly been writing about income inequality, I have really been writing about something else: need.
While the capitalist class might be digging their own graves, the rest of us need to worry that they will be digging our graves too.
My brother read my recent article on income inequality and asked me a question that I think is more generally at play in the debate: "Won't the costs of increasing the minimum wage simply be passed on to consumers?"
Slamming the door against the main victims of imperialist exploitation is impossible; microbes know no borders.
It's easy to feel you are being pressured against your instinct to accept a miserable marriage when listening to many economics pundits trying to be "upbeat" about the economy.
Think about it: before Goodell as well as Ravens coach Jim Harbaugh and Ravens officials saw this new tape, what did they think had transpired on that elevator?
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio's "tale of two cities" could be told in cities across the country.
An insider is spilling the beans on the great unsaid in charitable circles: You can't ignore inequality and hope to fix an unequal world.
Joseph Stiglitz views growing inequality (a Marxist might say "the growing class divide") as a threat that may block economic recovery.
Democracy came out a winner in Michigan's elections when Republican Gov. Snyder's Emergency Manager law went down to defeat in a statewide referendum.