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). 

Did America’s Greediest Corporation Just Get Greedier?

Why the Amazon Worker Vote in Bessemer Means So Much

The Average American Pay Tax on Half of Their Wealth, Shouldn’t Rich Americans?

Rising Inequality: the ‘Pre-Existing Condition’ That Doomed the U.S. COVID Response

The Rich and Those Who Serve Them, Then and Now

Some Corporate-Suite Context for the Fun and Games at GameStop

Essential Workers Take the Risk, CEO’s Reap the Rewards

Greed in the Suites, From Walgreens to Walmart

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

The Rich are Defunding Our Democracy

A New Amityville Horror Only Billionaires Can Stop

“Failed State” Status Here We Come

The Inefficient and Incredibly Lucrative Coronavirus Vaccine Race

Civil Disobedience, Billionaire-Style

Last Year America’s CEOs Said They Cared About Us…They Lied

Our Slaughterhouses Aren’t Just for Cattle, Hogs, and Poultry Anymore. Add People.

Shed No Tears for CEOs with Sinking Share Prices

Hey, You Guys at the Fed, Fix the Plumbing!

If the Rich Trust in Hydroxychloroquine, Should We?

No Fennel in the Sausage, No $600 for the Jobless

How to Wage War, FDR-Style, on the COVID-19 Pandemic

A Simple Prescription for a Longer Life: Economic Equality

Why Do Cars Kill More People in Unequal Nations?

A Silicon Valley Life Lesson: Money That ‘Clumps’ Crushes

Living in Inequality, Dying in Despair

From the UN, New Ammo for Egalitarians