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The Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez School of Economics Jan. 22, 2020

Ben Shapiro

On Monday, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., sat for a discussion with author Ta-Nehisi Coates.... Read More

How Do the Rich Become Uber-Rich? Jan. 22, 2020

Jim Hightower

As Ray Charles wailed in a song of true-life blues, "(T)hem that's got are them that gets/ And I ain... Read More

'Tax the Rich' Is No Longer Just a Political Slogan Dec. 11, 2019

Jim Hightower

There's nothing inevitable about inequality. It's an injustice that the moneyed powers and their pol... Read More

What's Scaring the Bejeezus out of Billionaires? Dec. 04, 2019

Jim Hightower

There's a new political army on the march in America, moving forcibly into the 2020 presidential cam... Read More

How Trump's Poverty Subsidy Enriches the Rich Nov. 21, 2019

Jim Hightower

Years ago, a Texas legislator who was occasionally known to take lobbyists' cash in exchange for a v... Read More

Bloomberg, Billionaires and Boobery Nov. 14, 2019

Froma Harrop

I'd like to personally bop over the head the next Democrat who says that Michael Bloomberg shouldn't... Read More

Candidates' Wealth Tax Proposals Demonstrate Spooky Economic Ignorance Oct. 24, 2019

Veronique de Rugy

It's open season on wealth and those who create it. Candidates for the Democratic presidential nomin... Read More

Where to Get the Money to Start Fixing Inequality Oct. 16, 2019

Jim Hightower

When Jesse Jackson ran a strong populist campaign for president in 1988, advocating bold new policie... Read More

Billionaires Who Promise to Save Journalism and Then Default: It Ought to Be a Crime Sep. 06, 2019

Ted Rall

Let's talk about fraud: "A person or thing intended to deceive others, typically by unjustifiably cl... Read More

Short Takes on Billionaire Good Deeds and Ice Cream Obsessions Apr. 22, 2019

Daily Editorials

Sprinkles with That? According to polls, Americans used to prefer vanilla ice cream to all other fla... Read More

Is Income Inequality Fair? Mar. 13, 2019

Walter E. Williams

Some Americans have much higher income and wealth than others. Former President Barack Obama explain... Read More

The Evil Rich Nov. 29, 2017

John Stossel

As Republicans struggle to agree on a tax plan, Democrats and much of the media label each attempt a... Read More

Trump and the Real Billionaires Dec. 06, 2016

Froma Harrop

Donald Trump has long sold himself to a credulous public as a business genius worth many billions. S... Read More

Getting the Sports Moguls off Our Backs May. 07, 2015

Froma Harrop

It was not out of a sense of decency that the National Football League recently let go of its tax-ex... Read More

Income Inequality Jan. 15, 2014

Walter E. Williams

Democrats plan to demagogue income inequality and the wealth gap for political gain in this year's e... Read More

Billionaires Reap a Cornucopia of Farm Subsidy Cash Dec. 04, 2013

Jim Hightower

December is a time of many holiday feasts — which makes it a good time to remember family farm... Read More