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When Governor Jerry Brown killed redevelopment two years ago, he cited the need to divert property tax revenues to education and other social programs. And while funding such services is essential to the state's economic well-being, the governor's
The American Dream is supposed to mean that through hard work and perseverance, even the poorest people can make it to middle class or above. But it's actually harder to move up in America than it is in most other advanced nations. It's easier to
No other nation in the developing world creates income inequality quite like us, and that's possibly hurting economic growth , probably hampering economic mobility and, at a minimum, definitely bumming me out...And why should we believe such extreme
At an event hosted by the liberal group Center for American Progress Wednesday, President Barack Obama signaled that his administration is now prepared to take the offensive
The Great Gatsby Curve "The Great Gatsby Curve shows that children born in countries with high levels of income inequality will experience less economic mobility on average than children born in more equal countries," the http://www.
Story Halfway or so through this feature, the 1 per cent has been defined, but persistently the middle class has not. Is everyone cited in the articles using the same reference point when discussing statistics related to income growth or stagnation?
The "great recession" may be over, but that doesn't mean that most Americans have access to the opportunities that they used to. Host Michel Martin hears from listeners about how the lack of social and physical mobility is limiting their economic
Visitors eye a Rolls-Royce vintage car during the Rolls-Royce's Concours d'Elegance event for celebrating its 10 years of business in China. China has become a crucial market for makers of luxury cars, with 2.7 million expected to be sold there each
The United States has long been viewed as the land of opportunity, where those who work hard get ahead. Belief in this fundamental feature of America's national identity has persisted, even though inequality has been gradually rising for decades. But,
And if you could choose your hometown, you'd want to pick one with a large middle class, according to a new study released Wednesday. Building on groundbreaking work from a team of economists led by Harvard's Raj Chetty, researchers at the liberal