What the cost of caring for our pets can teach us about the cost of caring for humans.
Veteran labor journalist and Institute for Policy Studies associate fellow Sam Pizzigati edits Too Much, a newsletter on excess and inequality. He also writes columns for OtherWords, the Institute’s national non-profit editorial service. His latest book is The Rich Don’t Always Win. Pizzigati lives in Kensington, Maryland.
New global research links income inequality to the poor fitness of America's youth.
Pharmaceutical execs are getting incredibly rich making life-saving medications incredibly expensive.
Banks are taking advantage of Americans desperately trying to juggle their finances, and that squeezing is really paying off — at the top.
The federal government can now spot a bug in space — so why can't they spot rich tax cheats here on the ground?
The richest Americans now live 10-15 years longer than the poorest.