Tagged: Extreme Inequality
The ultra-rich are driving demand in the United States and other "plutonomies."
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.
Across the U.S., a mini-movement of people coming together to build security in economic bad times.
The wealthy of the Eisenhower years paid a hefty share of their income in taxes.
Upward wealth redistribution has taken billions of dollars out of the pockets of average Americans.
How private jet travel is straining the system, warming the planet, and costing you money.
In this age of inequality, the wealth that should be shared by all Americans trickle up to the rich.
Our forebears struggled to survive in a world dominated by the superrich. Now it's our turn.
Will Obama's presidential candidacy signal a change for impoverished African-Americans?
In the era of the superrich, if a place is truly beautiful, ordinary people can't afford to be there.