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...

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...

04/17/2014 - 4:45pm

    The sweet-swinging Detroit Tigers infielder Miguel Cabrera may or may not turn out to be, by the time he retires, the best hitter in baseball history. But Cabrera already holds a historic distinction Just before the opening day of the 2014 baseball season, the 31-year-old slugger became America’s highest-...

04/03/2014 - 1:07am

    Let us pause now to pay our respects to Bunny Mellon. She died in mid-March on her Virginia horse-country estate. But no tears, please. Bunny — nobody called her by her given name Rachel — lived a long and rich life.

    Very long. Very rich.

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03/27/2014 - 3:11am

    New York has a new mayor who wants to remake his deeply unequal city into much more than a playground for the super-rich. The experts who track global wealth trends think he’ll fail.

    A recent report from Knight Frank, a global consultancy firm, is predicting...

03/20/2014 - 2:38pm

    Exactly 25 years ago, the British computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee conceptually “invented” the World Wide Web — and set in motion a process that would rapidly make the online world an essential part of our daily lives.

    By 1995, 14 percent of...

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