Some rich people fly first class to fancy hotels. Others fly private jets to private islands.
A new report let’s you know how much of your community’s income growth is flowing to the one percent – down to state, city, and county.
America’s wealth concentration has increased tenfold since Bill Clinton first ran for president.
President Obama’s remarks this week on inequality and economic mobility are on the right track but need to be followed by action, said experts Sam Pizzigati, editor of Inequality.org and IPS Associate Fellow, and Chuck Collins, director of the Inequality and the Common Good project at IPS.
The peace movement needs to make it clear not only what we are against, but what we are for.
Americans were once able to wrestle, bit by bit, power and influence from the wealthy elite–and if they did it once, they can certainly do so again.
There is a growing U.S. movement linking human and environmental needs with a demand to end our wars and liberate the vast resources they consume.
New Book: “The Rich Don’t Always Win: The Forgotten Triumph over Plutocracy that Created the American Middle Class”
“In his lively, engrossing new book, Sam Pizzigati tells the story of class inequality in America, from the robber barons to today’s ‘1%,’” writes Barbara Ehrenreich, author of “Nickel and Dimed.”
Members of Congress whose votes favor the 99 percent fared well on Election Day.
Many movements, many similar messages. What could the increasing cooperation between protesters mean for the future of the ninety-nine percent?
While foreclosures have devastated the financial security of millions of American families, the CEOs of Wells Fargo and Bank of America have seen their retirement packages balloon.
B., a man of ideas who was nimble to adapt to the times, understood that today’s movement for the 99 percent had its roots in many earlier social movements.
Political commentators on MSNBC’s morning news talk show agreed that the forty-year trend of rising executive compensation is “obscene” and that Citigroup shareholders have a right to be upset.
As Buffett Rule Comes Before Congress this Tax Day, One Percenters Will Ask Congress to Redistribute the “Pie”
Demonstrations by young “one percenters” in almost ten cities will include lessons in how to fairly cut pumpkin, pecan, and apple pies.
Chuck Collins’ new book provides revealing and powerful information about inequality in all realms of today’s world, including individual wealth and power, corporate wealth and power, media control, political influence, and other areas.