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December 15 Too Much: America’s Ten Greediest of the Year

This year’s all-stars of avarice range in age from thirty-somethings to just shy of octogenarian status. They’re all doing their greedy best to keep our world a staggeringly unequal place.

December 8 Too Much: Flacks for Plutocrats Need a New Analogy

New research and another dose of on-the-ground reality are shredding what little credibility the rationalizers of inequality have left.

December 1 Too Much: 400 Reasons Why We Feel Squeezed

America’s 400 richest are collecting far more of the nation’s income than they did two generations ago — and paying Uncle Sam far less. To fudge these facts, pals of plutocrats are having to work overtime.

November 24 Too Much: Uncle Sam Needs Better Nephews

The kingpins of Congress have spent years carving tax loopholes that help America’s CEOs fleece the federal treasury. Now these kingpins are pushing a corporate tax ‘reform’ that ignores the loopholes.

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.

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