New global research links income inequality to the poor fitness of America's youth.
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.
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.
Economists agree: Sustainable development and reducing inequality matter more than economic growth.