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4.5 million black jobs could be displaced by 2030.

Artificial intelligence is slated to disrupt 4.5 million jobs for African Americans, who have a 10% greater likelihood of automation-based job loss th...

A new McKinsey report finds black men will lose more jobs due to AI — but black women will fare better.

US income inequality jumps to highest level ever recorded

While the economy has expanded steadily over the last decade, it has disproportionately benefited some of the wealthiest Americans.
Bill Gates.

Bill Gates says where you were born is the biggest predictor of your success — and it’s a glaring sign of global inequality

Instead of taking the "trickle down" approach to reducing global inequality, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is taking a targeted approach.

World-famous economist Thomas Piketty has released a new 1,200-page guide to abolishing billionaires and reforming capitalism

Thomas Piketty, who is renowned for his writing on inequality, published the French edition of his sequel to "Capital in the 21s Century" on Thursday.
Rising inequality is one problem with the apparently robust US economy.

10 charts that show why the economy feels so bad — even though it sounds so good

By most major indicators, the US economy is doing pretty well right now, but many Americans feel left out of the apparent boom.
Black women earn 61 cents for every dollar a white man makes.

Black women in the US have to work an extra 233 days to earn what a white man earns in a year. This calendar shows the visceral way the gender pay gap...

Black women earned just 61 cents for every dollar white men made in 2017, according to wage data from the Census Bureau.
The Jackson Hole valley is full of dramatic, stunning scenery.

The Fed’s annual economic meeting kicks off today in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Here’s what life is like in Jackson — the most unequal p...

The Jackson, Wyoming, metro area is the most unequal place in the US, where the average income of the richest 1% is more than $16.1 million.

Here’s why the economy feels so bad when it sounds so good

Americans watch stocks surge and unemployment drop but still don't feel great about the future, because those numbers don't tell the whole story.
Six of the 13 most unequal metro areas in the US are in Florida, according to a report published by the Economic Policy Institute.

The 13 most unequal places in America, ranked

Researchers at the Economic Policy Institute looked at tax return data to analyze the average income of the top 1% as compared to the average income of the bottom 99%.
The IFS' report makes for troubling reading.

A major new report into rising inequality warned that the growing gap between rich and poor is now a threat to Western democracy

A new study by Sir Angus Deaton for the Institute for Fiscal Studies suggests that widening gaps between rich and poor are