A new book examines how the upper-middle class has enriched itself and harmed economic mobility.
Maine attached work requirements and time limits to its safety net, intensifying poverty in the state.
An old idea for preventing poverty and fighting recessions is gaining traction once again.
The Nobel laureate Angus Deaton discusses extreme poverty, opioid addiction, Trump voters, robots, and rent-seeking.
Just as income inequality has become a fixture in many Americans’ understanding of the country, so too must accelerating regional divides.