June 27, 2018 | Executives have a powerful incentive to cheat their workers: to pad their own exorbitant paychecks.
About Sam Pizzigati
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.
Articles by Sam Pizzigati
May 30, 2018 | But those life-affirming tales of modest multi-millionaires can reinforce a troubling message.
April 25, 2018 | The toy retailer flourished when taxes were high. Greedy investors, not taxes, brought down the iconic store.
March 21, 2018 | The "playboy genius" is essentially squandering taxpayer money on pet projects like Mars trips and flamethrowers.
January 24, 2018 | Billionaire-backed politicians are turning Kentucky's health care miracle into a tragedy.
October 25, 2017 | You probably pay about four times more of your income to Social Security than millionaires, who want to cut their taxes and your benefits.
September 27, 2017 | Americans need more bargaining power against health care corporations. A new bill could give it to them.
August 30, 2017 | Giant retailers are conniving to tighten the squeeze on local public school budgets.
June 21, 2017 | Making breakthroughs for consumers is hard, companies have found. But making fortunes for CEOs is easy.
April 26, 2017 | Graef Crystal proved that corporations won't police themselves. Maybe good policies can.
March 29, 2017 | Yes, we can slim the rich down to size. Unfortunately, they can also grow back.
March 1, 2017 | Taxpayers are subsidizing the private universities that service America’s rich.
February 1, 2017 | As unions decline, construction workers are dying at alarming rates.
November 23, 2016 | What the cost of caring for our pets can teach us about the cost of caring for humans.
October 5, 2016 | New global research links income inequality to the poor fitness of America's youth.