Fans of grand fortune want us to believe that the rich have never paid much more of their income in taxes than they do now. Our actual history says different.
Blogging Our Great Divide
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Candidates are bolting out of the gates in part because it takes so much time to raise the mega-millions needed for a presidential run. Can a new law change that?
Private companies profited off the shutdown as federal workers living paycheck to paycheck – long vilified by the right – struggled to get by.
From occupying House offices to suing the federal government, young people are exploring creative strategies to spur action on climate change.
Egalitarians in the mid-20th century set high tax rates on the high-income set. Egalitarians in our century have some new ideas on how to make those stiff rates stick.
Workers have been fighting Donald Trump's agenda from the earliest days of his presidency.
Those rare moments when our political class suddenly starts viewing the nation’s richest through a skeptical lens can help trigger real social change.
The racial wealth divide gives billionaires more power over all of us. The answer? Reparations.
Warren’s proposal would galvanize a populist movement that has been pointing out the corrosive impact of concentrated wealth on our body politic.