The concentration of wealth in America has reached levels that make the gilt of the 19th century Gilded Age look like dross. There’s sound economic and social sense in taxing the hell out of excessive incomes and excessive wealth.
Stefano Carattini, Steffen Kallbekken and Anton Orlo
A Climate Dividend, or People's Payout, is an increasingly popular idea. The left likes it because low-income households are better off. The Citizens’ Climate Lobby champions climate dividends: a bill to deliver it is being consider in the House.
Bernie Sanders has an activist orientation. But without the looming threat of workers disrupting business as usual at Amazon, targeting Jeff Bezos wouldn’t have much teeth to it. With that connection he punches well above his weight.
Elise Gould and Jessica Schieder
Economic Policy Institute
Even after extensive research has been done to show the gender pay gap exists (and persists), some skeptics refuse to believe the data. The infographic shows some of the most common criticisms of the gender wage gap and rebuts the “mansplainers” with data.