Note: This is a case study of the site inequality.is written in March 2015.
The Origin Story
The Economic Policy Institute (EPI) is a think tank, created in 1986, with the mission of empowering, informing and including lower- and middle-income workers within the greater economic policy discussion that occurs within the United States. While EPI’s research and work has always been about leveling the playing field for the average U.S. citizen, most of their work has been directed towards policy makers and the press. In 2013, with funding from the Ford Foundation and in partnership with the information visualization firm Periscopic, EPI launched a new kind of project: the interactive website inequality.is. Continue reading Inequality.is not Inevitable: “Policy is not like the weather”