Growing Apart: A Political History of American Inequality, a new publication of Inequality.org by Colin Gordon, dives deeply into history, explores current events, and examines the root causes of inequality.
Report uses Genuine Progress Indicator, finds that a more equitable level of income could generate $65 billion in benefits for Maryland
A new IPS report lays out a strategy for fostering Genuine Progress in Maryland.
New Book: “The Rich Don’t Always Win: The Forgotten Triumph over Plutocracy that Created the American Middle Class”
“In his lively, engrossing new book, Sam Pizzigati tells the story of class inequality in America, from the robber barons to today’s ‘1%,’” writes Barbara Ehrenreich, author of “Nickel and Dimed.”
As Buffett Rule Comes Before Congress this Tax Day, One Percenters Will Ask Congress to Redistribute the “Pie”
Demonstrations by young “one percenters” in almost ten cities will include lessons in how to fairly cut pumpkin, pecan, and apple pies.
The rich don’t much like paying taxes when tax rates run high. They don’t much like paying taxes when tax rates run low either.
There is an economic and moral rationale for increasing taxes on the wealthy.
Wealthy People Show Support for Protests with new website: “We are the 1 percent. We stand with the 99 percent.”
Resource Generation and Wealth for Common Good today announced a new website for wealthy people to show their support for the Occupy movement.
Income disparity in America has changed the country over the last half a century – a conversation about what has happened, and why it matters.
It’s time to reform our tax system — to quit rewarding obscene wealth, Wall Street gambling, and corporate polluters.
One hundred years after a graduated estate tax was first conceived, Senate progressives are bringing back the proposal.
While ordinary Americans suffer from the recession, the super-wealthy are doing just fine.
We need a whole-of-government approach to security budgeting.
Progressives and tea party activists: Where we agree, disagree, and how we can find common good.
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.