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.
Articles by Sam Pizzigati
October 9, 2019 | Again and again, studies show that the richer wealthy Americans become, the shorter the rest of us live.
August 27, 2019 | Canadians enjoy much better health care, much less inequality, and — a new study finds — higher incomes too.
June 12, 2019 | In a deeply unequal America, many of our deepest pockets are keen to find out.
April 24, 2019 | Boating used to be for the middle class, not just yacht owners. Now the rich are fortifying their hold on the sea with military hardware.
February 26, 2019 | Hovering parents don’t need lectures. They need a more equal nation.
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.
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.