Economist and author Thomas Piketty sits down with HuffPost DC Bureau Chief Ryan Grim and 'The Other 98%' Communications Director Alexis Goldstein to break down his latest opus on inequality, 'Capital In The 21st Century.'
Author and economist Umair Haque is focused on finding prosperity in the 21st century. He joins us to discuss the five most "controversial" things that no one is talking about, global income inequality, and the end of the Wall Street "brain drain."
Forget trying to make millions. Today, entering—and staying in—the middle class is an elusive dream for low wage workers, who are more educated and broker than ever before according to a New York Times report. Is the new middle America impoverished?
If you live in one of the most economically vibrant cities in America, you likely live in one of the cities with most income inequality, according to a new study by the Brookings Institution. Brookings found that across the 50 largest U.S. cities in 2012, 31 show a higher level of income inequality than the national average.
Calgary's energy boom is masking a problem few in the city want to talk about: A rise in income inequality that has thrown the city's cost of living so out of whack it is entirely common to be employed -- and homeless.