If President Obama played basketball with the king of Bhutan, would the world have a better shot at becoming a happier place?
Looking for a quick fix to inequality? Stop your searching. We need to strategize instead for the long-term. A riveting new work helps us see how.
The lesson of the Reinhart-Rogoff affair: If we let wealth continue to concentrate — and corrupt our societies — we’ll all end up crying ‘96 tears.’
A colossal gift from a fabulously rich patron of the arts has the museum world buzzing. But hold the hosannahs. The rich aren’t saving us.
Luxury fortresses. Armored cars. Helicopter commutes. The abominably unequal ‘good life’ may be closer than you think.
How do unequal societies solve the problems — like traffic congestion — that make us miserable? They come up with solutions that make life easier for rich people.
How much can a billion dollars buy? The undivided attention of America’s entire political and chattering classes. Case in point: our ongoing national fixation on debt and deficit.
Americans today can take more than inspiration from the struggles against plutocracy that progressives waged years ago. They can take a host of still relevant — and cutting-edge — policy proposals, explains the newly published book, The Rich Don’t Always Win.
Yes, the poor have struggled mightily while our rich have become phenomenally flush. But middle-income American households haven’t been able to jump off the treadmill either.