How the ultra-wealthy use charitable giving to avoid taxes and exert influence — while ordinary taxpayers foot the bill.
The watershed agreements America’s auto workers won could inspire working people here and abroad. And that’s by design.
A new report reveals how stock buybacks have inflated CEO paychecks and widened pay gaps at the 100 largest low-wage corporations.
Why are our planet’s finest hoopsters bricking free throws? Pals of plutocrats have a convenient explanation.
While our federal government backtracks, state and local lawmakers are increasingly taking action to repair racial divides through policies designed to address racial inequality.
The Supreme Court is erasing our shared responsibility for educating each and every child.
Most of us understand the need to cut carbon emissions. But a huge share of our tax dollars are funding the most carbon-intensive institution on the planet.
In 1776, public-spirited patriots emerged from the ranks of America’s most privileged. Today’s richest offer up precious little of that public spirit. Why?
New fact sheets by the Poor People’s Campaign and the Institute for Policy Studies reveal disturbing data on systemic racism, poverty and inequality, ecological devastation, and militarism in every U.S. state.
Last year’s Wall Street bonus pool was large enough to raise New York City’s minimum wage to $21.25 — with $24 billion left over.
The newly formed Excessive Wealth Disorder Institute envisions a world of shared prosperity, where ultra-high net worth individuals join in the struggle for economic justice.
Dismantling the IRS, whether by cutting its funding or abolishing it outright, is a gift to the ultra-wealthy for whom U.S. taxes are already becoming voluntary.
In the near future, our states will have to determine whether we truly tax the rich.
The president had much to celebrate in his State of the Union address. But to finish the job, he needs to take executive action.
Billionaire fortunes have shriveled a bit over the past year. Billionaire power hasn’t.