Sam Pizzigati

Sam Pizzigati writes on inequality for the Institute for Policy Studies. His latest book: The Case for a Maximum Wage (Polity). Among his other books on maldistributed income and wealth: The Rich Don’t Always Win: The Forgotten Triumph over Plutocracy that Created the American Middle Class, 1900-1970  (Seven Stories Press). 

Must Our Billionaires Remain Politically Immortal?

Our Post-Trump Democratic Prospects: What the Ming Dynasty Can Teach Us

In 2021, Let’s Ring a Global Alarm on Inequality that Everyone Can Hear

Our Youngest ‘Self-Made’ Billionaire, Our Wealthy’s Oldest Bogus Claim

Progressive Analysts with a President’s Ear: Nice, But Not Nearly Enough

The Rich are Cheering Wall Street’s Latest Records. Americans of Modest Means are Draining 401(k)s

What Could be Better Than a Drug That Can Stop Covid? A Society That Doesn’t Let Some Make Billions off a Drug Millions Can’t Access

Why Can’t Inner-Ring Democrats Just Say ‘No’ to Billionaires?

The 2020 Election as a Triumph for Democracy? Hold the Hosannas

Out of the UK, a Bold Pay Prescription for a Post-Trump America

Will Today’s Millennials Ever Live in a More Equal USA?

How Taxpayers Funded “Consulting Fees” for Ivanka Trump

The Real Threat to Democracy: Concentrated Wealth

Remembering Ike, Our Unexpected Egalitarian

Why Don’t They Call You a Genius? You Don’t Have a Billion Dollars

For the Ultra Rich, Those Short Putts Sure Can be Killers

How We Can Save Aviation Without Enriching Airline CEOs

The Arithmetic of Avarice

A Moment of Reckoning for Greed on the Gridiron

Within Health Care USA, Risk and Reward Have Never Been More Out of Kilter

For Egalitarians, a Sudden Sense of Possibility

Will the Biden-Sanders Economic Task Force Rattle the Rich?

Social Distancing for Mega-Million Fun and Profit

Defund the CEOs

For a Racism-Free 22nd Century, We Need a Billionaire-Free 21st