wealth gap

photo of Cleveland Federal Reserve Bank
M.L. SCHULTZE / WKSU

A new report from the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland shows that for the past half century, the wealth gap between white and black households has increased – and that’s due to several factors.

Bernie Sanders Rallies Opponents of GOP Tax Plan in Akron

Dec 3, 2017
photo of Bernie Sanders in Akron
PHILIP DE OLIVEIRA / WKSU

Vermont U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders made two stops in Ohio over the weekend as part of his "Protecting Working Families Tour" to condemn the GOP tax plan that passed the Senate early Saturday morning.

Former Ohio Sen. Nina Turner addressed a crowd in downtown Akron Saturday night before Bernie Sanders took the stage. That followed another joint appearance in Dayton and a livestream address by Sanders to a crowd in Louisville, Ky.