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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 left has a proud tradition of both democracy and anti-imperialism. It’s critical to keep both traditions in mind when addressing the current crisis in Venezuela.
Black and Latino unemployment hit historic lows in 2018, but this is not enough to close the enormous gaps in wealth.
Sanders’ new ‘For the 99.8% Act’ is squarely aimed at preventing the children of today’s billionaires from dominating our future democracy, economy, culture and philanthropy
Taxing wealth over $50 million would be an investment in protecting our country from the tyranny of a plutocracy.
The new Congress needs to prioritize economic policies that empower low-wealth families.
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.