Weakening financial regulations are driving the economy further down the one-way street of extreme wealth accumulation.
Bob Lord, a veteran tax lawyer and former congressional candidate, practices and blogs in Phoenix, Arizona.
This strategy would reduce joblessness and inequality while stimulating the economy.
The wealth possessed by our nation's 400 richest billionaires is equal to the collective net worth of all African-American households.
Unless our leaders change course, America's wealth concentration has no limit.
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.
By choking enforcement efforts, IRS budget cuts make the deficit even bigger.