Sam Pizzigati, an Institute for Policy Studies associate fellow, is the author of The Rich Don’t Always Win: The Forgotten Triumph Over Plutocracy That Created the American Middle Class, 1900–1970 (Seven Stories Press). With Chuck Collins, he edits Inequality.Org.
An initiative to do just that failed at the ballot box, but gave us all some welcome inspiration.
The decline of the progressive income tax and the rise of inequality.
What US progressives can learn from British efforts to fight inequality.
Inspired by struggles overseas and in the past, the protests have brought the wealth gap back to the center of political debate.
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