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). 

U.S. CEOs are Bequeathing Us a Frightfully Unequal Future

For the Rich, One Nation Isn’t Rolling Out the Red Carpet

Can Democracy and Billionaires Coexist?

From Massachusetts, Some Tax-the-Rich Inspiration

The Toughest Job Today’s Richest Ever Face?

Could the UN Actually Lead a Charge to Tax the World’s Rich?

The Well-Heeled and Our Personal Well-Being

Some People Have All the Luck

Are the Flat Tax Folks Winning…or Have They Already Won?

Mass Layoffs Have Our Rich Thriving … and Workers Writhing

To Trim Our Richest Down to Democratic Size, We Need to Think Big

Shouldn’t Every American Enjoy the Luxury of a Roof?

Coming Soon to a Mansion Near You: A Tax on Over-the-Top Greed Grabs

For America’s Wealthy, a Sweet Start to Our 21st Century

The Gilded Age Then, the Gilded Age Now

Can Brazil Convince the World to Tax Billionaire Wealth?

Do High Taxes on the Rich Make Any Sense?

The Next Billionaire Thing: Hunting Humans?

New Hope for a Check on CEO Compensation

The Penalty for Exposing How Our Plutocracy Operates? Five Years Behind Bars

Must We Limit the Wealthy’s Wealth?

What’s Driving Our Epidemic of Distrust?

The Rich Who Own the Home Next Door

In Our Deeply Unequal World, the Garbage Rises Ever Higher

Another Hardwood Shakedown: It’s Your Money or Your Team!

Sick of Outrageously Excessive CEO Compensation?

Our Rich: Fooling Themselves and Fouling Our Planet

Our Richest Can Move to Avoid Taxes, But Can They Hide?

The Global Significance of the UAW’s Victory

Is a ‘Mayday!’ Now Looming for Our Billionaire Class?

A New Portrait of the World’s Wealth — and Wealthiest

Amid Discouraging Inequality Data, Some Signs of Hope

Share the Wealth vs. Waste the Wealth

Private Yachts as Long as Football Fields

How About a General Strike Against Dollar General?

A Telling Tale of Two Press Lords

America’s Auto Workers: On Strike Against Inequality. Again.

The Tie That Truly Binds Grand Fortune and Great Talent

Which Nation Has Taxed the Rich the Most?

New Stats, Same Story: Our Rich are Raking

The Tesla Take on Sharing the Wealth

Have Our Corporate Chieftains Become Expendable?

Can We Measure Inequality Without Tallying the Wealth of Our Wealthy?

A Good Year’s Pay for a Good Day’s Work?

Creating a More Equal America

The End of the Line for the Raunchy Billionaire Who Set the Stage for Donald Trump

In This Washington, the Fantastically Rich Are Finally Frowning

Could We Actually End the CEO Defense Contractor Gravy Train?

Garbage In, Garbage CEO Windfalls Out

The Two Decades That Created Our World’s First Mass Middle Class