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Sam Pizzigati is an  Associate Fellow, Institute for Policy Studies

Editor,  Too Much ,  an online weekly on excess and inequality

Author, The Rich Don't Always Win: 
  The Forgotten Triumph over Plutocracy that Created the American Middle Class, 1900-1970
 (November 2012)

http://www.faireconomy.org

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Monday, May 12, 2014      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
In High Finance, Humming a Happy Tune
The latest annual hedge fund industry pay stats have suits smiling -- and ordinary mortals worrying about public education's future.

Monday, February 24, 2014      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
The Mess on Our 'Information Superhighway'
(3 comments) The Comcast merger: Why should moving data around be any different from moving people? No private party ought to be getting rich off a basic public trust. The first step toward turning this situation around? Stop the Comcast and Time Warner merger. The more fundamental task: Give our private corporate Internet access giants some public competition.

Wednesday, January 8, 2014      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Could 2014 Be Year One of the Pay Ratio Era?
In the year ahead, nurses and college students just might jump-start the struggle against chronic -- and growing -- income inequality.

Monday, December 16, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Presenting America's Ten Greediest of 2013
(2 comments) Abstractions -- like inequality -- can only take us so far. To really understand the ills that ail us, we usually need to put some human faces upon them. Here's a year-end list to identify those faces of avarice that can help tell inequality's story.

Monday, December 9, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Inequality: A Sure Way to Kill a Good Time
(1 comments) What makes a society a fun place to be? Really nice weather and exciting nightlife options certainly help. So does avoiding a starkly skewed distribution of income and wealth.

Monday, December 2, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
From Rome, Five Essential Inequality Truths
(1 comments) In plain yet powerful language, Pope Francis is challenging the givens of our deeply unequal world -- and helping inspire resistance to it.

Monday, November 18, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
A Daring Bid to Stomp Out CEO Pay Excess
(5 comments) Young activists in Switzerland have plutocrats hyperventilating -- and spending a fortune to beat back a ballot initiative that would establish a legal limit on the pay gap between top execs and their workers.

Monday, November 11, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Counting Dollars the Rich Want Uncounted
(3 comments) Americans are gaining, ever so slowly, a more accurate picture of just how wide the gap has stretched between the nation's most fabulously privileged and everyone else.

Monday, November 4, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Are Heartless People Simply Born That Way?
(8 comments) People who cut food stamps -- and gut child labor laws -- most all had empathy when they came into the world. So what squeezed the empathy out? Analysts are pointing to inequality.

Wednesday, June 27, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
The Tea Party Shtick
The Tea Party, low information right wing activiists, have lost their connection to this country's founding values.

Monday, June 4, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Behind Super-Sized Sodas, a Deeper Danger
(4 comments) Nature did not design our metabolisms to process the amount & varieties of sweeteners, salt & fats available to us. The stresses of poverty make it all so much worse.

Monday, May 14, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
No Country for Rich Men
From Manhattan to Monaco, the world's wealthiest people are disconnecting into a class of stateless transients. Those who care about their country are left to pick up the tab.

Thursday, August 31, 2006      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Beyond the Living Wage: A New Challenge for Progressives
(1 comments) Over the past dozen years, probably no grassroots campaign has excited progressives more and generated more real victories than the living wage movement.