No statistical contortion can hide the growing divide between the 1 percent and everyone else.
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.
With middle-class net worth crumbling, the Forbes 400 grow wealthier than ever.
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.