The Great Divide: Global income inequality and its cost

For new immigrants, an ‘American nightmare’ in Los Angeles

Once a promising destination for foreign jobseekers and war refugees, the City of Angels is rolling up its ladder of opportunity.

Glitz and desperation in a Bangkok divided by income

England’s shrinking middle class struggles to hold on


Prescriptions for improving American income inequality

The Great Divide: Methodology


Two sides of Connecticut’s economic divide reveal price of inequality

America’s wealthiest metropolitan area is also one of the country’s least equal.

From East Coast to Far East, pulling back the curtain on income inequality

GlobalPost correspondents gauge the growing distance between rich and poor by comparing Fairfield County, Connecticut with Bangkok, Thailand.

In Selma, income inequality, education and race still deeply intertwined

For poor African-American students with little hope for a better future, the Civil Rights Movement is unfinished.

Brazil’s ‘educational apartheid’ cements inequality early in life

Brazilian government initiatives now bring schooling to the masses, but the country’s deep racial divide has only been reinforced.

Washington, DC elites prosper amid America’s rising income inequality

An unmistakable disparity in life expectancy and access to quality health care have become hallmarks of the Washington, DC area.