US inequality - updates

Rappler's latest stories on US inequality


U.S. workers face unequal future when virus recedes

Jun 01, 2020 - 10:55 PM

The coronavirus pandemic is deepening inequality for workers in the world's largest economy

FACES. Two people wearing masks walk pass a mural of the coronavirus in the neighborhood of Queens on April 27, 2020 in New York City. Photo by Johannes Eisele/AFP

IMF warns the US over high poverty, inequality

Jun 23, 2016 - 1:00 PM

The International Monetary Fund lowers its outlook for economic growth in the United States where 46 7 million people are living in poverty

epa04263269 A homeless man, who did not want to identified, sits on a sidewalk in New York, New York, USA, 16 June 2014. A report released earlier this year showed that nearly half of of the city's population is living near poverty levels. EPA/JUSTIN LANE