Articles by Bob Lord

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Worth More: One Man or an Entire City?

July 16, 2014 | What does it say about our society when one hedge fund manager makes a bigger income than the whole population of Springfield, Ohio or Burbank, California?

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WhatsApp with the Estate Tax?

April 9, 2014 | Weakening financial regulations are driving the economy further down the one-way street of extreme wealth accumulation.

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Dr. King’s Nightmare

January 15, 2014 | The wealth possessed by our nation's 400 richest billionaires is equal to the collective net worth of all African-American households.

A Trumped-Up War on Welfare

September 11, 2013 | One way the top 1 percent is trying to ease concerns about inequality is pretending that our safety net is too generous to the bottom 1 percent.

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The Real IRS Scandal

July 31, 2013 | By choking enforcement efforts, IRS budget cuts make the deficit even bigger.


The Irish Tax Blight

May 29, 2013 | Apple has illuminated how corporations can easily avoid taxation as our economy becomes more global.