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The racial wealth divide gives billionaires more power over all of us. The answer? Reparations.
Do we think people who armed death squads and started wars really want to “bring democracy” to Venezuela?
Michael Dell falsely argues that top marginal tax rates as high as 70 percent have never worked.
And it’s not just about rich and poor. The racial wealth gap is damaging to the economy as a whole.
In a world where wealth concentrates ferociously, we can’t escape the ugliness our grand divides engender.
Maybe you didn’t notice before Colin Kaepernick took a knee, but the NFL has been deeply politicized for years.
There are great moments in intellectual cross-fertilization. This may have been one of them.
Years of neglecting public infrastructure has undercut the U.S. manufacturing base.
Democrats have enough heft in Congress to force floor debates on proposals that meaningfully target inequality, but they’ll need support from their moderate contingent if any real change is to occur.