Can We Cut CEO Pay Down to Size?

The CEOs who cut the most jobs are also the ones who make the most money. How can we stop excessive CEO pay before it leads to bad behavior?

The Million-Dollar Penny

The ulta-rich are splurging again as the rest of us muddle through the Great Recession.

Plutonomism

The ultra-rich are driving demand in the United States and other “plutonomies.”

Work vs. Wealth

Low taxes on the income made from investments gives the richest Americans an unfair advantage.

Resurrect the Estate Tax

How can a civilized nation afford to hand the heirs of the super-rich billions of dollars tax-free and not afford to keep teachers in classrooms?

CEOs Tip the Pay Scale

Workers might have to toil for three centuries to earn what their company’s chief executive earns in a year.

Tax Day and America’s Wars

Matt Ryan, the mayor of Binghamton, New York, is sick and tired of watching people in local communities “squabble over crumbs,” as he puts it, while so much local money pours into the Pentagon’s coffers and into America’s wars.