May 20, 2020 | The billionaire Tesla CEO made hundreds of millions more by illegally forcing his employees back to work in a pandemic.
Articles by Sam Pizzigati
March 17, 2020 | Powerful interests used the Great Recession to hardwire more inequality into our system. This time, let’s do the opposite.
March 4, 2020 | Epidemiologists say it’s no coincidence Americans now live shorter lives than their counterparts in more equal economies.
February 10, 2020 | Credit card companies fleece retailers to give high-end spenders cash back — a system the rest of us end up subsidizing.
January 27, 2020 | Industry-friendly regulators are letting chemical companies flood the country with toxins. It should be a scandal.
November 26, 2019 | America’s wealthiest billionaires buy a national election at $100 a vote — and still make money.
October 29, 2019 | If the U.S. were as equal as Japan, the average American’s wealth would triple. Inequality is like a tax on two-thirds of your income.
October 9, 2019 | Again and again, studies show that the richer wealthy Americans become, the shorter the rest of us live.