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Just how bad is American inequality?

As we near the end of 2013, it suddenly seems everyone’s talking about inequality. Earlier this month, Barack Obama spoke of a “relentless decades-long trend” of “dangerous and growing inequality and lack of upward mobility.” Around the…  …

World Bank chief: ‘No country’ immune to unrest from inequality

No country in the world is immune from unrest arising from poverty and inequality, like that in Brazil, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim told AFP in an exclusive interview. “It shows that the power of civil society and the power of citizens to rise up is unlike anything we’ve…