The problem runs even deeper than Donor Class donations.
If we want to expand the middle class, lift up workers and protect the environment, we need to protect our democracy from extreme billionaire influence.
Billionaire and former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is just the latest deep pocket to laud how much he personally labors.
A six billion-dollar presidential campaign by Michael Bloomberg would pay for itself in two years if it would stop a wealth tax.
With personal fortunes worth dozens of billions, modern American deep pockets can afford one of just about everything.
Massive donations are great, but they mask a troubling trend.
We’re famous for embracing the freedom to do the wrong thing, as often as we please.
Give me your diabetic, your obese, your uninsured masses.
If we really want to narrow our waistbands, we have to narrow the income gaps that divide us.