Sam Pizzigati

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 corporate CEOs.

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02/13/2014 - 4:31pm

    America’s ongoing debate over economic inequality may be turning a new page.

    Starting in the 1980s, during the debate’s first chapter, pundits and policymakers battled over whether the United States was in fact becoming more unequal. This initial debate is...

02/06/2014 - 10:00am

    The 32,400 employees at Goldman Sachs averaged $383,374 each last year, the Wall Street banking giant has just disclosed.

    Typical employees at Goldman, of course, didn’t take home anything near that $383,374. Bank clerks nationally only average $24,100 a year....

02/06/2014 - 10:00am

    The political profile of economic inequality in America has certainly been growing. So has the political confusion over what overcoming inequality will take. Unfortunately, President Barack Obama’s latest State of the Union address may only add to that confusion.

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01/23/2014 - 2:24am

    Half a century ago, President Lyndon Johnson declared a “War on Poverty.” That war would soon make a real difference. In the decade following its 1964 launch, our official poverty rate dropped from 19 to 11.2 percent.

    But that progress stalled in the 1970s...

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