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The US president is hostile to the core values the country used to stand for
The author on tackling America’s mass incarceration crisis in her latest novel The Mars Room
Jason Furman and Peter Orszag also highlight concentration of market power in IT sector
Competition for ‘HQ2’ shows how hard it is to ensure city development benefits the poor
The circle of life, and it moves us all.
The digital giant looks like it is indifferent to the costs created by its success
Home ownership has recovered from financial crisis but is skewed more to the old and rich
Sluggish wages have created a mood of disaffection and made ‘CEO’ a dirty word
Portraying black lives has made the artist known as Childish Gambino a global star
High rents are pushing people out of some US hotspots but in California legislation to boost housing has met fierce resistance
Companies want tax cuts and investment in schools — they cannot have both
Connecticut may be wealthy but a worsening deficit increases pressure to raise high finance taxes
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We have some questions about Sen. Cory Booker's “Worker Dividend Act”.
Elites thought they could have it both ways: capital gains and moral certainty
Online donation sites are booming as patients with little or no health insurance turn to strangers to help pay medical costs
One possible development is the rise of ‘plutocratic populism’
Policy must be about justice as well as growth, as mainstream politics has learnt
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Focus on trimming deficit following tax cuts places low-income individuals at risk
It dreamt up solutions to world’s problems yet failed to tackle inequality on its doorstep
The Thanksgiving migration could be a sign of a return to hometown tech jobs