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.
In 1944, the year billionaire investor Warren Buffett first paid income tax, Americans ‘soaked the rich’ — and benefited mightily from the soaking.
“A bank CEO should not be able to oversee a massive fraud and simply walk away to enjoy his millions in retirement.”
Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), on the exit of Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf, October 13, 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.
Social scientists are starting to place the lives of the wealthy under the same microscope formerly trained on primitive tribes in Borneo. Could their research ever explain phenomena like the Donald?