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Mind the Gap

Surprising Portraits From The Gaps Of Subway Cars

Posted 08.07.2013 | Arts

Subway rides can be hectic experiences, as bustling commuters attempt to evade an onslaught of distracted men, women and children who may or may not b...

OECD Countries With The Widest Gap Between Rich And Poor

Posted 12.07.2011 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St.: The widening gap between the rich and poor is not just an American problem. According to a new study by the Organisation for Econo...

Income Inequality Is Bad Economics

Matthew P. Drennan | Posted 01.14.2012 | Business
Matthew P. Drennan

To develop a strong economic recovery and avoid another decade of stagnant income, we need a more equal distribution of income that would promote the strong consumption spending required for full employment.

Real Recovery Means "Just Capitalism"

Deepak Chopra | Posted 01.14.2012 | Politics
Deepak Chopra

We will fail as a society if panic continues to push us in the direction of unjust capitalism. Some would say that we are already there.

How to Shop to Boost the Middle Class This Season

Hillary St. Pierre | Posted 01.11.2012 | Impact
Hillary St. Pierre

This year's Occupy Wall St.'s War on Poverty has brought a new form of enlightenment to shopping, and believe it or not, it's possible to shop for the upcoming holidays like an heiress while boosting the middle class.

I’m In The 1% And I Pray You’ll Tax Me

Rev. Dr. Janet Edwards | Posted 11.11.2011 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Janet Edwards

I made it a point to be with Occupy Wall Street for a time. With my sign -- "I AM in the 1% PLEASE TAX ME!" -- I asked if I could join the others with signs. They welcomed me.

Austerity, Debt and the Middle Class: What Europe Can Teach Us

Richard Brodsky | Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics
Richard Brodsky

The first casualty of war is truth, they say. The first casualty of debt is the poor and middle classes, and that is a truth that's just becoming visible.

How Religion Contributes To Wealth And Poverty

Lisa A. Keister | Posted 01.02.2012 | Religion
Lisa A. Keister

Religion embodies a great deal about a person's general approach to the world -- their conception about how the world does and should work -- and we are learning that it can shape financial outcomes in surprising ways.

Alexander Eichler

One Percenters' Income Skyrocketed In Last Three Decades

HuffingtonPost.com | Alexander Eichler | Posted 12.26.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- America's 99 percent are not just imagining it. The gap between the incomes of the rich and poor in this new Gilded Age is strikingly br...