Tagged: Extreme Inequality
Fixing the estate tax could be the single most important intervention in reducing wealth dynasties in the U.S.
The New York financial industry's bonus pool exceeded the annual earnings of the more than 1 million Americans who work full-time at the federal minimum wage.
The profits of corporate giants that crash our economy and corrupt our politics deserve your outrage. But the efforts to curb them need your creative energy.
Growing Apart: A Political History of American Inequality, a new publication of Inequality.org by Colin Gordon, dives deeply into history, explores current events, and examines the root causes of inequality.
Report uses Genuine Progress Indicator, finds that a more equitable level of income could generate $65 billion in benefits for Maryland
A new IPS report lays out a strategy for fostering Genuine Progress in Maryland.
Compared with ordinary Americans, CEOs pushing cuts have little to lose. CEO-backed cuts would reduce retirement benefits for a typical home care worker by almost 16 percent.
“Our report details how taxpayers are in effect rewarding corporate executives for gaming the tax system,” says co-author Scott Klinger. “The tax code has become a prime enabler of bloated CEO pay.”
Walmart's explosive growth has gutted two key pillars of the American middle class: small businesses and well-paid manufacturing jobs.
How can you tell a really smart rich guy from a really silly one? The really smart one would never spend four years writing a book that tries to justify the incredible riches of incredibly rich people. Mega-millionaire Edward Conard has done just that.