This new report examines how the top 1 percent in each state have fared over 1917–2011, with an emphasis on trends over 1928–2011.
The aggregate wealth of the world’s 85 super-richest and the matching aggregate wealth of our 3.5 billion poorest come from different dimensions. Can we really compare private jets, mansions, and hundreds of billions in equities, commercial properties, and artworks with used cars and furniture?
A reporter recounts a strange night out in a really unequal town.
Corporate America’s not-so-secret executive pay secret: The corporate directors supposed to be holding down CEO pay for the benefit of shareholders just generally happen to be buddies of the CEOs.
The last three decades have seen a historically unprecedented surge in incomes at America’s economic summit.
How can we talk seriously about the “dignity of work” when 40 hedge fund managers make as much as 400,000 ordinary workers?
So concludes a new study of lottery winners.
Despite the glitter and visibility of black and Latino celebrities, black and Latino wealth has sunk to a modern low.
Apologists for the 1 percent argue that rising inequality reflects globalization and technological change. They omit from their diagnosis the shift from stakeholder to shareholder capitalism.
Start with shutting down the global network of offshore tax havens, says Oxfam’s executive director.