An Institute for Policy Studies analysis of the progressive tax proposed by incoming Colombian President Gustavo Petro would impact a small percentage of the nation’s wealthiest while raising millions to address widening inequality.
The rich won’t be paying their fair share of taxes as long as our tax system speeds wealth’s concentration.
The maldistribution of America’s income and wealth has reached levels that our conventional economic stats have trouble revealing.
Three new sets of stats help us understand why America’s 400 richest have never been richer.
We only build and sustain more equal societies when we confront the economic dynamics that generate inequality in the first place.
Letting small slivers of a population amass as much wealth as they can grab might not be such a hot idea after all.
Millions of us are living in poverty — we need investments to raise the standard of living.
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.
Inequality expert and activist Chuck Collins, who gave away his inheritance at 26, uses his perspective from both sides of the divide to deliver a new narrative.
Candidates should pledge that the middle class won’t pay $1 more in new taxes until billionaires put up at least $1 trillion.
Paul Allen’s friends are saluting his life. For the sake of our own loved ones, we need to end his billionaire epoch.
Wealth is more concentrated now than it was in John D. Rockefeller’s day.
Only a system premised on extreme inequality would choose fossil fuel profits over the future of humanity.
Is the world’s finest floating luxury condo complex the ultimate human experience or is it another sure sign of an economic order gone hopelessly haywire?
A millionaire’s attempt to explain why he’s better than you falls flat.