How the American Dream Went From Meaning Equality to Meaning Capitalism
Literary scholar Sarah Churchwell discusses the shifting meanings of "America first" and "the American dream."
These Three Maps Show Where Poverty Is Worst in America
Twenty-four states saw their poverty rate decline in 2016.
One Top Economist Weighs in on How We Can Bring Back the American Dream
Richard Reeves says we need to expand our scrutiny of inequality beyond the top 1 percent.
Economic Mobility Is Fading—and So Is the American Dream
A conversation with Robert Manduca, one of the authors of the economic mobility study making waves this week.
The California Chasm: Inequality in One of the Most Unequal States in the Country
California is the home to more super rich than anywhere else in the country—and it also exhibits the highest poverty rate in the nation.