Want thrills in your life? Go ride a roller coaster. Want some economic security? Help make America more equal. A new study from three eminent economists explains why.
From new research on the Great Recession, still more evidence that maldistributions of income and wealth really matter
Billionaire banker Jamie Dimon announces a wage hike and says he’s fighting inequality. If we take him seriously, the joke — and much worse — will be on us.
For today’s top execs, the contemporary corporation has become a personal ATM — with no limits on withdrawals.
Lobbyists for America’s grandest fortunes may want to raise their rates. Capitol Hill is getting a gadfly who can really sting.
“Our campaigns have become so dependent on the wealthy that we are at risk of forgetting that there is any other way to do politics — and our candidates are at risk of forgetting whom they are running to represent.”
New York Times editorial, What’s ‘Deplorable’ About Presidential Campaigns, September 14, 2016
Too Much editor Sam Pizzigati’s history of the forgotten triumph over America’s original plutocracy that created the American middle class.
This American Library Association “outstanding title” of the year explores the price we pay for massive inequality. Now available for reading online.
Back in the 1930s, a University of Chicago project set out to list western civilization’s greatest books. Only one book by a living author, this one, made the cut.
Wells Fargo has just been hit with the biggest banking consumer fraud penalty ever. Yet the bank’s execs are walking out the door with millions in bonuses. Can we stop them?