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‘Inequality in a nutshell’: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says the Dow’s record high is meaningless for many Americans

"The Dow soars, wages don't," the New York congresswoman said, arguing that stock-market gains don't benefit most salaried workers.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said cheering for soaring stock prices while wages stay low is ‘inequality in a nutshell.’ We made 6 charts to sh...

Nearly half of Americans don't own stocks at all, and the lion's share of stock ownership is concentrated in the wealthiest 10% of families.

A growing number of Americans believe the government should tackle economic inequality instead of illegal immigration, new poll finds

Pew found 42% of Americans said cutting inequality should be a top federal priority, above the 39% identifying illegal immigration as a problem.

Malaysia has one of the biggest gender gaps in South-east Asia, and places in the bottom half of WEF’s Global Gender Index

The World Economic Forum (WEF) estimates that the overall gender gap in the world will take 99.5 years to close.

These 10 jobs are expected to see the fastest growth over the next decade — a majority of which pay less than $27,000 a year

The prospect of more poor-paying jobs in the 2020s could widen the roiling debate over inequality in the US.

At $27,227, Malaysia’s GNI per capita based on purchasing power parity is less than half of Singapore’s – here’s what that mea...

But Malaysia's GNI is still higher than countries or regions like Greece and Russia.
UC Berkeley economist Gabriel Zucman is the author, along with his colleague Emmanuel Saez, of "The Triumph of Injustice."

This 33-year-old economist hasn’t just helped shape one of Elizabeth Warren’s and Bernie Sanders’ boldest policies — he’...

Alongside his UC Berkeley colleague Emmanuel Saez, Gabriel Zucman has helped lead a resistance to the 2017 Republican tax cuts to fight inequality.
Protesters affiliated with the Occupy Wall Street movement rally in Foley Square before marching though Lower Manhattan on October 5, 2011 in New York City.

The mainstreaming of Occupy Wall Street: How rethinking American capitalism became the most important debate of the 2010s

More than 10 years after the financial crisis, popular discourse in America includes inequality, sustainability, and a rethinking of corporate power.

This calendar shows the visceral way the gender pay gap affects all races

Latina women in the US have to work an extra 324 days to earn what a white man earns in a year. They also earned 53 cents for every dollar white men made in 2017.
4.5 million black jobs could be displaced by 2030.

Artificial intelligence is slated to disrupt 4.5 million jobs for African Americans, who have a 10% greater likelihood of automation-based job loss th...

A new McKinsey report finds black men will lose more jobs due to AI — but black women will fare better.