Our hedge funds are celebrating another year of super earnings — with more crumbs for the victims of the political choices that have made hedgies so rich.
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.
Our global economy will never become more productive, the developed world’s official research agency suggests, if we continue to let wealth concentrate.
Lobbyists for America’s grandest fortunes may want to raise their rates. Capitol Hill is getting a gadfly who can really sting.
“Trump’s fixation on the estate tax — which is applicable to only a tiny fraction of estates (north of $5.4 million) — is the sort of thing that applies to the hardcore, Wall Street-centric GOP base, not even to his own supporters. It’s the quintessential bone to the very, very rich. ”
Jennifer Rubin, Washington Post, August 10, 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.
For today’s top corporate executives, the contemporary corporation has become a personal ATM — with no limits on withdrawals. But the UK Labour Party may soon have a useful antidote in the works.