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The Science of Inequality
Special Report
Special Report

The Science of Inequality

How high economic inequality negatively impacts nearly every aspect of human well-being—as well as the health of the biosphere

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    Illustration by Andrea Ucini

The Harm That Data Do

Paying attention to how algorithmic systems impact marginalized people worldwide is key to a just and equitable future

November 1, 2018 — Joanna Redden

A Nobel Laureate Explains America's Rigged Economy

The United States has the highest level of economic inequality of any developed country. Professor Joseph E. Stiglitz, winner of the 2001 Nobel Prize in Economics, explains why he thinks the American economy is rigged, and what that means for future generation. To learn more about America's rigged economy and what we can do to fix it, click here.

October 23, 2018 — Deboki Chakravarti and Kelsey Kennedy