Inequality and the Common Good
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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.
A Congressional Report Card for the 99 Percent
October 3 - The grades are in, and you can see how lawmakers fare on the most important issue of our time: the grand divide between America's rich and everybody else. Published in Unionosity and The Bemidji (MN) Pioneer.
Inequality Report Card: Grading Congress on Inequality
October 3 - We evaluate how well members of congress do in supporting legislation and measures to narrow America's widening economic divide. Published in The Huffington Post and The San Francisco Chronicle and National Journal and The New Haven Register and Madville Times and Huffington Post and Common Dreams and Eagle Times (Alabama) and The Examiner and Mother Jones and PolicyMic and Facing South and ABC News and The Valley Advocate and 24/7 wall street and The Sidney (MT) Herald.
The 'Self-Made' Hallucination of America's Rich
September 24 - Like Mitt Romney, most Americans who amass grand fortunes have a substantial head start. Published in Common Dreams and The (San Francisco) Beyond Chron.