A new report documents the human impact of the NYPD’s sprawling Muslim surveillance program. Though there’s no evidence that the spying stopped acts of terrorism, the report found that it has stoked fear and mistrust in schools, neighborhoods—and mosques.
by Kai Wright on July 26 2011, 10:58AM
The wealth gap is now larger than it’s been since the Census Bureau began counting it. The foreclosure crisis is part of the reason, but its more symptom than cause for the building catastrophe in the U.S. economy.
by Chris Rabb on May 24 2011, 11:01AM
There’s enough wealth to go around, if we create businesses that build shared assets rather than exploit the consumption of many to enrich a few.
by Kai Wright on April 11 2011, 9:44AM
A growing number of states are trying to regulate high-cost, small-dollar loans. But the industry, with Wall Street’s backing, is moving fast to evade new rules.
by Imara Jones on February 11 2011, 10:18AM
Instability always follows inequality. The technocrats know it, but our leaders still don’t care.