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The billionaire backlash to the wealth tax isn’t about money — it’s about power. And our democracy lies in the balance.
"It is no longer possible to choose democracy without also choosing to tax concentrated wealth," says author David Goldstein.
It's "unsurprising and even predictable that women make up 63% of federal minimum-wage workers but only 5% of CEOs at Fortune 500 firms."
How did unfettered business become a bipartisan issue? Professor Luigi Zingales explains why Democrats and Republicans are both pro-business parties, ...
"It's very bad when, as policymakers, we confuse the interests of a businessman with the interest of the market itself," said the finance professor.
Requiring corporations to follow ‘progressive labor standards’ by providing higher wages and better benefits can help even the playing fie...
Critics argued that the increased minimum wage would kill business — especially small business. Zach Silk of Pitchfork Economics says they were wrong.
In favor of the wealth tax: The tax code doesn’t fully comprehend how the wealthiest Americans make their money, and it’s hurting everyone...
Paul Constant, Pitchfork Economics podcast's cohost, argues that our system values assets over labor, which favors the wealthiest Americans.
The Green New Deal is the perfect retort to trickle-down fear-mongers: Finally, progressives have the game-changing argument that can swing a majority...
Jessyn Farrell is the senior vice president at Civic Ventures. She says the Green New Deal offers positive social, economic, and climate benefits.
Zach Silk argues that the reason Trump outperformed in some states is because he spoke to overlooked trade workers.
Economics is not a science; it’s a story: what the wealth tax debate tells us about the bias of economists
There's a gap between the economic theory we teach and the reality of economics. It shows a neoliberal narrative.
Why a wealthy venture capitalist thinks it’s crucial Americans realize trickle-down economics is ‘a straight up lie’
Shareholder primacy has resulted in extreme inequality that's causing the wealthiest to capture most of the economy's growth, said Nick Hanauer.
According to wealthy investor Nick Hanauer, the wrong approach to capitalism has been weakening the American Dream for the past 40 years
Investor and progressive activist Nick Hanauer said that neoliberal policies are responsible for increased inequality and decreased mobility.