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  • Why are we still fighting about whether women deserve equal pay?

    Why are we still fighting about whether women deserve equal pay?
    Happy Equal Pay Day.
  • Millennial Women Face Job, Family Choices

    Many millennial women are not feeling the effects of the gender wage gap, just yet. A Pew Research Center study showed that millennial women — born between 1980 and 2000 — are currently earning close to what their male counterparts earn....

    President Obama, Pope Francis discuss the poor in meeting at Vatican

    VATICAN CITY — President Obama visited Pope Francis for the first time Thursday, a meeting the White House hoped would amplify the two men's shared concern about economic inequality rather than the president's conflicts with the Roman Catholic...

    Wealth inequality contributes to enduring 'class warfare' in politics

    WASHINGTON--Despite the comforting myth that we're all in this together, disagreement over what constitutes a fair share in the nation's economic pie continues to flourish in both Democratic and Republican administrations. The Democrats cast the so-...

    A Harvard professor's deceptive take on income inequality and the 1%

     A Harvard professor's deceptive take on income inequality and the 1%
    In a show of misdirection worthy of a conjurer, though not a very good conjurer, Harvard economics professor N. Gregory Mankiw has again tried to depict the 1% as exceptional individuals making unique contributions to the economy or culture, rather than...