Report: Who is Buying Seattle?

Report: Who is Buying Seattle?

Who is Buying Seattle? The Perils of the Luxury Real Estate Boom Chuck Collins Introduction: Seattle is experiencing a luxury real estate boom, with thousands of new luxury residential and rental units in different stages of development. A decade from now, Seattle’s...

The audacity of black capitalism

Berry Accius was running more than an hour late when he pulled up to his south Sacramento thrift store Hidden Gems, located on the back side of a strip mall on one of the city’s busiest streets. “Peace, king,” Accius said in greeting as he ticked off the obstacles he...

Lawmakers Split Over Trump Economy’s Impact on Income Inequality

Democrats and Republicans on the House Budget Committee disagreed not only about how to tackle economic inequality, but also over whether President Donald Trump and the GOP have made the problem better or worse. Republicans argued at a panel hearing Thursday that...

Ban Private Jets

Greta Thunberg arrived in New York City on August 28 after a two-week, carbon-free trip across the Atlantic. The trip took two weeks because she traveled by high-speed yacht. It was carbon-free because the yacht had solar panels and hydro generators specifically so...
Concentrated Wealth Kills

Concentrated Wealth Kills

Two new reports out of Washington trace our growing economic divide and the high price we pay, in dollars and lives, for letting that divide fester.

Tax the Rich Before the Rest

Tax the Rich Before the Rest

Candidates should pledge that the middle class won’t pay $1 more in new taxes until billionaires put up at least $1 trillion.