Sam Pizzigati

08/20/2015 - 7:12pm

    Should corporations in America have to annually reveal how much they pay their most typical workers compared to how much they pay their CEOs?

    In 2010, Congress embraced that idea. Lawmakers plugged into the landmark Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform...

04/30/2015 - 8:30pm

    All of us would like to live in a world where people always do the right thing — without anybody looking over their shoulder. But that world doesn’t exist and never will. So every society on our planet has penalties. You break the rules, you pay...

04/02/2015 - 2:47pm

    Conservative pundits and politicians routinely divide our U.S. economy into two totally distinct spheres. We have the noble private sector over here, they tell us, and the bumbling, bloated public sector over there.

02/26/2015 - 5:04pm

    Someday soon, will all our jobs involve keeping extraordinarily rich people entertained?

    These days, that prospect doesn’t seem all that far-fetched.

01/29/2015 - 11:30pm

    Have you ever wondered what inequality costs the average American family?

    That is, what price do we pay — in actual dollars and cents — for tolerating an economy fixated on pumping...

12/24/2014 - 4:04pm

    Peace on Earth, good will toward men. We honor these noble values every holiday season — and some people actually work to advance them all year long.

    Other folks, by contrast, mock these...

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