January 23, 2019 | Millions of years ago, life on Earth survived an existential climate crisis. But that Earth had a distinct advantage: no rich people.
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
December 5, 2018 | Cancer-treatment executives are reaping fortunes off misleading marketing. We should make that less profitable.
November 30, 2018 | Americans pay a steep price for not spreading their wealth around as well as other developed countries.
November 14, 2018 | The party's leaders have been far too cautious in the past. Newer ideas could spark real change in who owns and runs America.
August 29, 2018 | Billions in taxpayer funds go to CEOs who pay their workers peanuts. We can change that.
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.