Let’s make sure our penalties amount to penalties for everyone.
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.
The taxes we all pay should bankroll quality public services, not grand fortunes.
While millions can't even afford to feed their kids, the super rich are hiring a Swiss company to name theirs.
Americans pay more for an economy that pumps our treasure to the top than you probably think.
The absurd results of its surge pricing helped Uber’s founder make the list.
No statistical contortion can hide the growing divide between the 1 percent and everyone else.