One in four Americans think poor people don’t work hard enough

America's long held infatuation with hard work might be eating into its understanding of inequality.

The pay gap between CEOs and workers is much worse than you realize

Americans might think they know how bad inequality is, but it turns out they have no idea.

Great news! We fixed racism. Against white people. In the NBA.

There is at least one corner of the economy where a new, detailed economic analysis finds no evidence of wage discrimination of any kind.

Chart: The many jobs that pay women less than men

Insurance sales has the biggest pay gap between men and women, and female health technicians actually make more.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Feb 26, 2013
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