Sam Pizzigati

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Sam Pizzigati

Veteran labor journalist and Institute for Policy Studies associate fellow Sam Pizzigati edits Too Much, a weekly newsletter on excess and inequality. He also contributes a weekly column to OtherWords, the Institute’s national non-profit editorial service. His latest book is The Rich Don’t Always Win. Pizzigati lives in Kensington, Maryland.

Latest

What Do Our Wealthiest Deserve?

Our world’s billionaires don’t merit either their billions, suggests Oxfam economist Didier Jacobs, nor the right to claim we’re all living in a ‘meritocracy’.

Free Tuition for Donald Trump’s Kids?

Making college tuition free for everyone, some claim, would waste scarce tax dollars on rich households that don’t need them. Does that claim hold water?

An Open Letter to the Top 1 Percent

You might want to rethink all those really nice things you’ve been saying about ‘equality of opportunity.’

Have We Finally Moved Beyond GDP?

To help overcome inequality, the latest global gathering of economic statisticians agrees, we need to do much more than total up an economy’s goods and services.
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