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). 

The Evolution of “Davos Man” into . . . Trump Fan!

Braggadocio in the White House, Carcinogens in Our Neighborhoods

The Seven Square Inches Making Us Lots More Unequal

Are the Wealthiest Americans Tired of Winning Yet?

Football Without Billionaires? Why Not?

What Would It Cost to Buy the 2020 Election?

Inequality and the Iron Law of Decaying Public Services

Inequality is Literally Killing Us

The GM Strike: a Century of Context

Exploring Limits on Wealth

How Much in “Inequality Tax” are You Paying?

The Political Economy of the Opioid Epidemic

Make America … More Like Canada

Can Society Survive Without Empathy?

Gentrification of the Sea

Hovering Parents Don’t Need Lectures, They Need a More Equal Nation

Extreme Wealth is a Planet Killer

Drug Company Execs Make Millions Misleading Cancer Patients. Here’s One Way to Stop Them

The Democrats Won Big, But Will They Go Bold?

Taxpayers are Footing the Bill for Sky-High CEO Pay

If Your Boss Makes Millions, It’s Not Because of the Market

Corporate Wage Theft is on the Rise

How Life-Affirming Tales of Modest Multi-Millionaires can Reinforce a Troubling Message

What ‘Toys R Us’ Teaches Us About Taxes

Billionaires Won’t Save the World, Just Look at Elon Musk