Tipped workers in the U.S. have been getting shortchanged for decades.
Workplace inequality has been exploding since the economy hit bottom.
Andrew Fieldhouse of EPI says less progressive taxes alone don't explain the huge rise in inequality in recent years. But what low tax rates spur rich people to do might explain more of it.
The Economic Policy Institute finds that changes in the corporate tax code don't track changes in growth. But that doesn't mean one doesn't affect the other.
David Autor thinks technological change is contributing to inequality. Larry Mishel, John Schmitt, and Heidi Shierholz don't. So who's right?
The central point of the Georgetown report, that the recession was much milder for people with bachelor's and advanced degrees, is correct, but it's correct because the economy always treats people with higher educational attainment better.
Romney claimed in his interview with Tyrangiel, "higher productivity means higher wages for the American worker." No it doesn't, or at least it hasn't for the past forty years.