Sam Pizzigati

12/04/2014 - 2:52pm

    How much income do America’s households take in? How much do they have left after taxes? Do federal taxes leave the nation less or more unequal?

    Questions don’t get much more basic than these. Or more complicated. How, for instance,...

10/23/2014 - 2:22pm

    Imagine yourself part of the typical American family. Your household would have, the Federal Reserve reported in September, a net worth of $81,200.

    That’s not a whole lot of money. But half...

09/11/2014 - 2:31pm

    Analysts at the OECD, the Paris-based research agency, have just shared a grim prediction: If current trends “prevail,” all developed nations will show by 2060 “the same level of inequality as currently experienced by the United States....

07/31/2014 - 8:07pm

    Narcissists don’t happen to be particularly nice people. They preen. They grab. And they never ever really feel our pain.

    Extremely self-centered people, some fascinating new business school research shows, also don’t make for particularly effective...

05/29/2014 - 2:59pm

    Have you heard about Domino’s Pizza CEO J. Patrick Doyle? He pocketed $43 million over the last three years running an operation that stiffs low-wage workers and rakes in taxpayer subsidies.

    That news prompted the New York Post to open its coverage with a rather...

05/15/2014 - 4:16am

    Pharrell Williams should be happy. The singer has had the world’s hottest pop single over the past six months. His Happy has been topping the charts everywhere, from the United States to Bulgaria.

    If this bouncy ditty keeps selling, Williams might even end 2014...

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