Two-thirds of Americans, 66 percent, feel that the government should work to substantially reduce the income gap between rich and poor.
America’s founders, despite decades of rancorous disagreements about almost everything, agreed that their new nation would survive and thrive only if we had widespread ownership of land and businesses — and not wealth concentrated in the pockets of a few.
We could use the tax system to penalize “under-occupation.”
Why not deny federal contracts to corporations that pay their top executives over 20 times what their lowest-paid workers are making?
A look at new research from political scientists at Northwestern and Vanderbilt.
On the ugly outbreak of whiny victimhood now ravaging some of America’s most exclusive Zip codes.
Today’s plutocrats, notes this leading tax historian, have no idea what it means to face a real class warrior.
Legislation just introduced in Congress denies U.S. corporations tax deductions on the multiple millions in “performance pay” they now shell out to top execs.
French economist Thomas Piketty’s new book, Capital in the Twenty-First Century, is winning plaudits and spurring a world-wide debate over the driving forces behind growing inequality.
President Obama has the power to begin to fix what has gone wrong in America, even if not to solve it entirely within the next three years. He should begin by telling the truth about what the 1 percent have taken from the 99 percent.