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). 

Trump’s EPA is a Huge Cancer Risk

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

Do the Poor Deserve Health Care? These Politicians Say No

How to Stop a Tax Plan Rigged for the Rich

If You Want to Collect Social Security, Trump’s Tax Plan is an Outrage

Teachers Shouldn’t Have to Panhandle for School Supplies

Companies Can Either Make Things or Make CEOs Rich

The Insider Who Blew the Whistle on Corporate Greed

The Best Education Money Can Buy: Subsidizing Private Universities

America’s Construction Carnage

The Banks’ Big Squeeze: You’re Overdrafted, They’re Overpaid

America’s Cosmic Tax Gap

The Death Gap

Tracking CEO Compensation

The Art of Inequality

Democracy for Billionaires

A Bold New Call for a Maximum Wage

A Tale of Two Classes

How the Rich Are Grabbing Bigger and Bigger Slices of Pie

The Tax Havens of the Super-Rich

No Country for Rich Men

Pothole Nation

The War on Salaries

Understanding the Federal "Debt Crisis"