Corporate taxes
Racial wage gap
Poverty & Income

Corporate profits are near record highs, while revenue from corporate taxes is near record lows. A new EPI report highlights one of the most damaging loopholes in the tax code: deferral. Read the report

Even accounting for differences in education, experience, and other factors, black workers make less than their white counterparts. The wage gap was worse in 2015 than it was in 1979. Read the report

A new report from the Census Bureau showed impressive (and long-awaited) improvements to household incomes in 2015. Incomes rose and poverty fell, thanks in part to low inflation. View this blog post

Workers who are not in unions would earn about 5 percent more if union density today were as high as it was in 1979. Read the report

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