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November 17 Too Much: ‘Old’ News for a New Congress

The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office has just released its latest appraisal of America’s income breakdown. Whatever yardstick you use, the CBO study makes plain, the rich are winning. Big.

November 10 Too Much: The Peasants Still Have Their Pitchforks

Americans want what 21st century politics has so far not delivered: real options for challenging concentrated wealth. The latest evidence.

November 3 Too Much: Even It Up!

We’ll only make real progress against the absence of wealth at the bottom of our economic order, an ambitious new global campaign declares, if we confront the concentration of wealth at the top.

October 27 Too Much: Election 2014 as Democracy Lite

America’s most powerful economic policy maker dramatically charges that inequality is choking off opportunity for average families. Political candidates across the nation pay absolutely no attention.

October 20 Too Much: A Nordic Puzzler

Income gaps and wealth concentration go hand in hand, new global stats make clear. With one exception.

October 13 Too Much: Empathy and Inequality

A landmark new study has laid bare the dirty little secret of modern American philanthropy: America’s wealthy don’t particularly care all that much about the rest of us.

October 6 Too Much: Our Ridiculously Rich

Forbes has just released its latest list of America’s wealthiest 400. The new numbers on these grand fortunes don’t just stagger the imagination. They stagger common sense.

September 29 Too Much: Why an Unequal Planet Can Never Be Green

The more wealth concentrates, the greater the strain on our biosphere. Top environmentalists get that connection. Now our societies must.

September 22 Too Much: A Forbes 400 History

A walk down memory lane that traces how the Forbes 400 has evolved over the years.

September 15 Too Much: America’s Distinctly Unequal Playing Fields

Teenagers are learning lessons — about inequality — on America’s high school gridirons. When are their elders going to catch on?

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