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
It’s a real wonder that Republicans aren’t winning politically with their giveaway to the 1%. A rising stock market lifted U.S. household wealth to a record $106.9 trillion in the April-Ju
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
A shadow group of wealthy Mar-a-Lago members running the VA isn’t disturbing or anything, as this great journalism from Pro Publica shows: Last February, shortly after Peter O’Rourke became ch
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.
Well, this is infuriating. On July 3, 1981, this newspaper wrote about a “rare cancer” killing gay men in New York and California. Though few knew it, what followed would be a generation-defining
I know I’m shocked that rich people are taking their tax cut and investing in their own stock portfolios. Six months after the Tax Cut and Jobs Act became law, there’s still little evidenc
In the Gilded Age, nearly everything was considered a private good to be horded by the rich in their ridiculous mansions. After the Gilded Age, the rise of the idea of the public good meant, among man