By David Limbaugh | 04/24/14 03:18 PM
One of the many ironies surrounding President Obama is that for all his harping on income inequality -- his most recent obsession designed to stir Americans against one another -- his policies have exacerbated it.
By Ashe Schow | 04/23/14 04:13 PM
Republican Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land has penned an essay for her campaign website about what she describes as “the real war on women.”
04/23/14 12:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — French economist Thomas Piketty and his research partners have transformed the wealth gap debate by popularizing the concept of a financially elite 1 percent. They framed the issue of income inequality in terms that ordinary people could grasp. Using tax records, they...
By Charles Hoskinson | 04/23/14 09:38 AM
Sen. Elizabeth Warren was sounding like a presidential candidate Tuesday night on "The Daily Show," as she crusaded against interest rates on federal student loans, and her favorite target: big banks.
By Thomas Sowell | 04/22/14 02:35 PM
Income inequality has long been one of the liberals' favorite issues. So there is nothing surprising about its being pushed hard this election year.
By Walter Williams | 04/21/14 04:14 PM
"President Obama vows zero tolerance on gender wage gap," read one headline. Another read, "Women still earned 77 cents on men's dollar in 2012." It's presumed that big, greedy corporations are responsible for what is seen as wage injustice. Before discussing the "unjust" wage differences...
By Ashe Schow | 04/16/14 04:17 PM
America's dry cleaners aren't happy that President Obama used them as an example in remarks last week about the economic gap between the sexes. They say the disparity in dry cleaning bills is more complex than the systemized discrimination Obama hinted at in his April 8 remarks about the...
By Ashe Schow | 04/16/14 12:58 PM
New York Times author and liberal economist Paul Krugman has been offered a position as a distinguished scholar for a nine-month stint at the City University of New York's Luxembourg Income Study Center, which researches income inequality.
By Joseph Lawler | 04/16/14 08:28 AM
Thomas Piketty is worried that advanced countries like the United States are headed toward a future in which the wealthy grow ever richer while economic growth stagnates, and he believes that something must be done to prevent this “patrimonial capitalism” from taking hold.
By Thomas Sowell | 04/15/14 11:15 AM
The "war on women" political slogan is in fact a war against common sense. It is a statistical fraud when President Obama and other politicians say that women earn only 77 percent of what men earn -- and that this is because of discrimination.
By Joseph Lawler | 04/15/14 08:10 AM
President Obama has made it clear that the gender pay gap is at the top of his talking points heading into the months before the midterm elections, but his preferred solution isn't going anywhere, even as alternatives that might be viable go unexplored.
By Joseph Lawler | 04/14/14 06:34 AM
While members of Congress are out of Washington this week, the French economist Thomas Piketty will be visiting to spread ideas that could become influential both in the U.S. and around the world.
By Michael Barone | 04/11/14 05:31 PM
An economist serving on a second-term president's Council of Economic Advisers might expect to weigh in on fundamental issues, restructuring the tax system or making entitlement programs sustainable over the long term. Barack Obama once talked of addressing such issues, and Republican leaders...
By Mona Charen | 04/11/14 10:42 AM
The screeching polarization of American political and cultural life in recent years is exacting a toll. Debate has been debased. Contempt and hatred for those with opposing views is now the norm. Although some on the Right have criticized their own side -- think of Rick Perry and Jeb Bush...
04/10/14 05:25 PM
Cartoon by Michael Ramirez/Creators Syndicate.
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