Income inequality

A region coming apart

In this time of attention to growing income inequality in the US, the Boston Sunday Globe layered on a look at an important corollary to the separation of incomes: the growing geographic segregation by income. Reporter David Scharfenberg, using data for Eastern Massachusetts crunched by sociologists Kendra Bischoff at Cornell and Sean Reardon at Stanford,(...)

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What do Hillary Clinton, the Globe’s Pulitzer, and Demi Moore have in common?

Income inequality seems to be a recurring theme in the news today in everything from presidential politics to Pulitzer Prizes to the for-sale sign on Demi Moore’s New York co-op. Let’s start with Hillary Clinton. She headed to New Hampshire to court skeptical liberals who tend to be supporters of Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren. The(...)

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