Police Can’t Raid Our Dreams

Police Can’t Raid Our Dreams

The Occupy movement has made millions of Americans think harder about our economic, environmental, and political realities, and that has the potential to change everything.

The 10 Greediest Americans of 2011

The 10 Greediest Americans of 2011

Whether they manage football pageants or Ford Motor Co., these guys remind us how much needs to change, economically and politically, in 2012 and beyond.

Catering to the Rich

Catering to the Rich

If you have to ask what it costs, you can’t afford to shop in this town.

[VIDEO] FDR Has Advice for President Obama

In this segment from The Big Picture, Sam Pizzigatti tells Thom Hartmann what lesson President Obama can learn from past presidents to get this economy working again for everyone, and not just the richest one percent.

Dubai: Temple of Greed

This sliver of sand boasts the world’s tallest building, a sail-shaped hotel with a $100 lunch, a new subway system, 95,000 hotel rooms, and a working indoor ski slope.

Plutonomism

The ultra-rich are driving demand in the United States and other “plutonomies.”

The Destruction of the Black Middle Class

Left out of the commentary on race and class over the Gates affair has been talk of the increasing impoverishment — or, we should say, re-impoverishment — of African Americans as a group.

High Flyers

How private jet travel is straining the system, warming the planet, and costing you money.

The Rich and the Rest of Us

In this age of inequality, the wealth that should be shared by all Americans trickle up to the rich.