With middle-class net worth crumbling, the Forbes 400 grow wealthier than ever.
Veteran labor journalist and Institute for Policy Studies associate fellow Sam Pizzigati edits Too Much, a weekly newsletter on excess and inequality. He also contributes a weekly column to OtherWords, the Institute’s national non-profit editorial service. His latest book is The Rich Don’t Always Win. Pizzigati lives in Kensington, Maryland.
We need to expand the struggle against privatizers.
Excessive compensation can ruin a CEO's judgment.
In one corner of America, we need lots more snooping.
State lawmakers are starting to say no to executive excess.
But the rest of us have less reason to be humming along.