And in addition to the 3 billionaires Bernie mentioned, we should also be worried about the expanding fortunes of multi-generational wealth dynasties.
Blogging Our Great Divide
New developments on the inequality front? Our Institute for Policy Studies Inequality.org editorial team tracks them here.
A clear majority of candidates for the Democratic Party’s 2020 nomination seem to have no problem with the presence of grand private fortunes.
Our country would be much stronger if we stopped handing out tax cuts for the rich and welfare for big corporations and instead prioritized the needs of the poor and the planet.
Watch Paul Krugman, along with other policy experts, activists, and elected officials, make the case for taxing the very rich — and debating how best to accomplish that taxation.
Four decades ago, California conservatives exploited frustrations over housing to help the rich become richer. Now progressives in New York have turned the tables.