Sam Pizzigati considers new research on the U.S. mid-century home ownership boom in the context of today’s record levels of inequality.
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Harry Belafonte — Confronting the ‘Triple Evils’
Both the late singer and his close friend Martin Luther King Jr. saw their civil rights advocacy as the cutting edge of a still broader struggle for equality, writes Sam Pizzigatti.
What Makes a Thieving Culture
With an eye on the layoffs underway in the tech sector, Sam Pizzigati says the most accomplished corporate thieves never fear indictment. They steal in broad daylight.
A Case for Nationalizing US Airlines
Outside the United States, in countries ranging from Argentina and Malaysia to Finland and Fiji, airlines essentially operate as a public utility, not an opportunity for big CEO paydays, writes Sam Pizzigati.
When the US Taxed the Rich
Sam Pizzigati explains why a luxury penthouse in New York stood vacant during the 1940s.
An Economist for the Whole Earth
Without greater equality, Herman Daly, the pioneer of ecological economics, helped us understand that the environment has no real shot at renewal, writes Sam Pizzigati.
The Double Standard on US Campaign Contributions
Sam Pizzigati offers a reminder of how the Supreme Court aided the plutocracy in 2010 with its Citizens United decision.
Maximizing Hurricane Damage for the Rich
Sam Pizzigati flags a taxpayer-subsidized insurance program that keeps wealthy people flowing into Florida’s most climate change-threatened coastal areas.
What’s Hiking Up the Heat
Sam Pizzigati says inequality is missing from the coverage of what’s driving the mercury higher.
Confronting Colombia’s Inequality
Sam Pizzigati wishes the new president luck getting his wealth-tax proposals passed.