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Sam Pizzigati on the New ‘The Rich Don’t Always Win’

Sam Pizzigati, the editor of the Institute for Policy Studies inequality weekly Too Much takes viewers on a historical tour of the nation’s capital as he discusses his new book, The Rich Don’t Always Win: The Forgotten Triumph Over Plutocracy That Created the American Middle Class, 1900-1970 (Seven Stories Press).

  • Guy Falkes

    The only time mankind wins over the rich psycho’s is when Bastille day is celebrated.

  • Chucklesk

    Of all things traded on the markets, commodities makes sense, mortgages make no sense, and ownership only makes sense if it’s minority, the majority shares in the hands of workers and other stakeholders. To initialize change, first start with a direct process for amending the constitution with a supermajority of we citizen voters – then other real changes can be set in place at the conerstones. When Congress begins to work for us then we can tax the rich, but to first break the cycle we have to take command of the rules and write what is missing in. In a peculiar way, even the rich would be better off long-term with stable prosperous equitable society.

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