The wealth possessed by our nation's 400 richest billionaires is equal to the collective net worth of all African-American households.
Bob Lord, a veteran tax lawyer and former congressional candidate, practices and blogs in Phoenix, Arizona.
Unless our leaders change course, America's wealth concentration has no limit.
One way the top 1 percent is trying to ease concerns about inequality is pretending that our safety net is too generous to the bottom 1 percent.
By choking enforcement efforts, IRS budget cuts make the deficit even bigger.
Apple has illuminated how corporations can easily avoid taxation as our economy becomes more global.