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BlackRock, the top money manager in the world, claims to want to link performance with executive compensation. But its actions tell a different story.
We can't just tax billionaires’ paychecks. We should tax the wealth they've already amassed.
America's wealth concentration has increased tenfold since Bill Clinton first ran for president.
CEOs who avoid taxes, squeeze their customers, and refuse to pay a fair wage can't seem to understand why the rest of America is so upset.
Americans are used to paying sales taxes on basic goods and services, but when a Wall Street trader buys millions of dollars’ worth of stocks or derivatives, there’s no tax at all.
The financial industry’s 2015 bonuses were double the combined earnings of all Americans who work full-time at the federal minimum wage.
Wall Street bonuses totaled $25 billion in 2015 —double the combined annual earnings of all American full-time minimum wage workers.
Eight bold solutions, rooted in social movements, that can break through our broken political system.
Bernie and Hillary have each laid out detailed plans to reduce inequality through reforming the tax code. Here’s where they stand.