How much is $100 billion, really? | Robert Reich
Here's one of the newest additions to the English language: 'Centibillionaires' -- people with $100B or more.
Here’s the gender pay gap by state. Where did Pa. fall? | The Numbers Racket
The last edition of The Numbers Racket for the month of March delves into the gender pay gap, or the measure of what women are paid relative to their male counterparts in the United States.
Harrisburg should not pass up this opportunity to invest in the Black economy | Opinion
With $10 billion at their disposal this budget season, Pa. lawmakers have a generational chance to improve the Commonwealth. They must invest in Black-owned businesses.
Is tax avoidance ethical? Asking for some billionaire friends | Opinion
Whether tax avoidance strategies are viewed and rationalized as ethical or unethical likely depends on the ethical foundations of the person judging such actions.
Change universities to change capitalism | Opinion
Producing a truly more humane and effective system will also require changing American higher education.
How electric cars can advance environmental justice: By putting low-income and racially diverse drivers behind the wheel | Opinion
By Andrea Marpillero-Colomina The global auto industry has begun a historic shift from gas- and diesel-fueled cars to electric vehicles. President Biden’s infrastructure plan seeks to speed up this transition by requesting billions of dollars to modernize the electric grid and build 500,000 electric vehicle charging stations. Evidence shows that many Americans are eager to […]
Building Equity for All: To increase home values and correct injustice, start in Pa. schools | Opinion
As our nation strives to correct racial inequities, greater state investment in education is an obvious starting point to ensure that all children attend good schools and have genuine opportunities to succeed.
We can save capitalism in Pa. by raising workers’ pay | Opinion
After 40 years of a single-minded focus on profits, it will take a sustained team effort to create a kinder, gentler capitalism that we can all embrace.
This map drives home America’s growing economic divide | Tuesday Morning Coffee
The 1 percent is doing more damage than you thought.