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U.S. Economic Inequality

Kathleen Miles

The State With The Most Rich People Also Has The Highest Poverty Rate

HuffingtonPost.com | Kathleen Miles | Posted 11.15.2013 | Business

California has both the most ultra-wealthy individuals and the highest poverty rate of any U.S. state, according to recent reports. "This chasm is ...

Our Defective Democracy

Glenn C. Altschuler | Posted 10.28.2012 | Books
Glenn C. Altschuler

In a democracy, by definition, elected officials respond to the preferences of citizens, who are treated as political equals. Judged by that standard, according to Martin Gilens, the United States has become increasingly undemocratic.