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). 

Garbage In, Garbage CEO Windfalls Out

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

To Protect Our Children, Let’s Tax Our Rich

Can Auto Industry Execs Give Us a Climate-Safe Planet?

We Must Not Dance to the Billionaires’ Beat

Seriously Auditing the Rich Makes Sense. Seriously Taxing the Rich Can Save Us.

Baseball’s Owners Have Ball Games Shorter…and Maybe Fan Lives, Too

The Lesson We Need to Teach Our Nation’s Rich

Will the States Finally Tax the Rich?

In Deeply Unequal Societies, the Thieving Always Thrive

The Clearest Case Yet for Taxing Billionaires

A Down Year for Our Deepest Pockets?

Oxfam Wants to More than Double the Tax Rate on Our Richest

Blame the Wealthy Not the Weather: Inside Southwest’s Horrible Holidays

Can We Talk Sensibly about Inequality and Ignore the Rich?

Dubai: An Invulnerable Financial Fortress on the Sand?

Tax the Rich? We Did That Once

Inequality Kills. But We Can Stop the Killing.

So Elon Musk May Not be All That Fabulously ‘Brilliant’ After All

Election 2022’s Grandest Victors?

Herman Daly: A Economist Who Future Economists — and Societies — Will Dare Not Ignore

Our Inane Election-Time Double Standard on Campaign Contributions

The Fight Against Inflation Doesn’t Have to be Rich-People Friendly

What Threatens Florida More, Hurricanes or the Rich?

America’s Rich Dominate the Ranks of Our World’s Wealthiest. Why?

In Italy, a Setback for a More Equal Future

A Voice at the United Nations the World Needs to Hear

The First Billionaire to Become UK’s King

How Economic Inequality Drives Climate Change

Our Super Rich Are Fretting About Their Great-Great-Grandkids

Can a Deeply Unequal Nation Totally Reverse Course?

Should We Let Scam-Artists ‘Educate’ Our Young People?

Baseball Immortality Meets Ungodly Inequality

Yellen’s Noble Efforts Come to Naught

Does the Future Belong to People Who Profit Off Our ‘Excessive Wealth Disorder’?

Do You Need Luck To Get Really Rich?

Tax the Rich, House the Homeless

Does the Amazon Now Have a Shot at Survival?

Can We Ever Retire to Greater Equality?

Keeping Workers Poor is Bad for Business

The ‘Secret’ That Gets CEOs Rich: Keep Workers Poor

Two Nations Joined at the Hip by English … and Inequity

The Case for Taxing the Rich Gets an Unexpected Boost

In Politics, Money Will Always Talk. Unless…

The Height of Folly: Safeboxes in the Sky

The Outrageous Gap Between CEO and Worker Pay

Bulldozing Away the Right to Tax the Rich

From France, an Unexpected Call for a Ceiling on CEO Pay

How Rich Are the Richest Americans? Much Richer Than We Thought

What’s Going On in Buffalo?