Good times abound. But I have to say, I appreciate it when revolutionaries get jobs reporting on the life of the rich, radicalizing us all toward revolution. Expensive yachts that double as floating a
2018: What a year: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, for example, reported in November that life expectancy for the average American ticked downward for the third year in a row. The news
Above: General Electric president Gerald Swope David Leonhart had a piece in the Times yesterday that repeats a commonly-held notion about the mid-century American economy: that CEO’s were kindl
Remember folks, Republicans hate you and don’t care if you live or die. Five days ahead of the midterm elections, President Donald Trump’s top economic adviser took to trashing the minimum wag
For all the talk about the rise of socialism, both as a term of endearment among the young, DSA, and now winning politicians such as Ocasio-Cortez, what is striking for a lot of historians on the left
The New Gilded Age sure looks a lot like the first Gilded Age. The first congresscritter to endorse Trump is on the board of a publicly traded company and he uses it to engage in insider trading? Perf
You don’t say! Some of the biggest winners from President Donald Trump’s new tax law are corporate executives who have reaped gains as their companies buy back a record amount of stock, a prac
The latest Economic Policy Institute report on the New Gilded Age is out and it is a go-to resource on income inequality. From the executive summary: In 2015, the top 1 percent of families in the U.S.