The three wealthiest U.S. families own a combined fortune of $348.7 billion. While some earned it, many simply inherited it, and that’s a problem.
Our country is on track to be run by the children of billionaires. Our ancestors recognized this and took action. We can too.
Three US families have a combined wealth of $348.7bn. As their generations expand, we are are drifting toward a society governed by the rich.
Now just three families own a combined fortune of $348.7 billion, which is four million times the median wealth of a U.S. family
Paul Allen’s friends are saluting his life. For the sake of our own loved ones, we need to end his billionaire epoch.
They coarsen our culture, erode our economic future, and diminish our democracy. The ultra-rich have no redeeming social value.
Wealth is more concentrated now than it was in John D. Rockefeller’s day.
From country farmland to big city skyscrapers, absentee billionaires may be hiding wealth in your town — and driving up your cost of living.
The rich are claiming substantial tax benefits through shady donor-advised funds. How are they getting away with it?
A handy guide for understanding when a democracy ceases to be particularly democratic.
Wealthy donors are hoarding money in shady ‘charity’ accounts in the face of urgent community needs.
Hedge fund billionaires have been feasting off the futures of public employees – and the publics they serve.
Tax cuts from the Bush, Obama, and Trump years have left a massive gap in the public coffers. This hurts everyone.
America’s elected leaders haven’t ignored inequality since 2000. They’ve made it spectacularly worse.
We’ve reached the point where a handful of extraordinarily wealthy clans essentially have the power to suffocate our democracy.