Income Inequality

Seattle Is Taxing Amazon to Help Solve Its Homeless Problem: Bad Move.

Amazon paid zero federal income tax on a 2017 profit of $5.6 billion. It received a $784 million rebate from the new federal tax law. Seattle's 'head tax' will cost it $12.4 million yearly for five years.

Jake Rheude

· 4 min read

Our Fixation on STEM Is Leaving a Lot of Real World Problems Unaddressed

Why is it easier to hire a programmer than a plumber? And why are techies paid so much when their kids' teachers are paid so little?

Karen Lachtanski

· 4 min read

These Are the U.S. States Where the Gender Pay Gap Is Widest

In some states, the average man makes $15,000 more than the average woman.

Lydia Belanger

· 4 min read

Why Tech Needs to Stop Blaming the Pipeline for Its Lack of Diversity

One-time fixes and half-measures won't cut it. Company leaders must fully commit to continuous improvement, just as they do in other aspects of their businesses.

Mehul Patel

· 5 min read

You Won't Believe the Pay Difference Between College Educated Men and Women

Researchers examined Census data to discover some major discrepancies.

Nina Zipkin

· 2 min read

The Mystery of What Millennials Really Want Is Solved at Last

A single conversation over a couple of beers reveals the prosaic truth: decent pay and benefits, a lot like their parents had.

Phil La Duke

· 5 min read

Despite Bias, Women Entrepreneurs Are an Enormous Economic Force

A mountain of research shows that women frequently succeed in business despite a host of problems men generally don't have to face.

Yatin Khulbe

· 6 min read

Single Ladies Are More Likely to Downplay Career Goals, Study Finds

Single female MBA candidates were more likely to report lower ambitions in front of their peers than when sharing them privately with a career counselor.

Lydia Belanger

· 4 min read

Here's How Investors Can Help Put the 'United' Back Into 'United States'

VC funding is abundant in Silicon Valley and a few tech hotspots, while throughout the nation entrepreneurial energy withers for lack of capital.

Leslie Jump

· 4 min read

Have American Women Abandoned the Battle for Equal Pay?

There are about as many women as men in the workforce but that is one of the few ways they are equals.

Dov Baron

· 6 min read

Women and the LGBT Community Are Natural Allies

When it comes to the workplace, women and the LGBT community are looking up at the same glass ceiling.

Nithya Das

· 5 min read

Prepare for a Massive Recession

We are in for very hard economic times but the media can't tell you about it until it's too late.

Grant Cardone

· 4 min read