August 29, 2018 | Billions in taxpayer funds go to CEOs who pay their workers peanuts. We can change that.
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
August 22, 2018 | On average, America's CEOs make 312 times what their workers take home — and that has nothing to do with supply and demand.
June 27, 2018 | Executives have a powerful incentive to cheat their workers: to pad their own exorbitant paychecks.
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.