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Do We Really Need a Billionaire Class? Sam Pizzigati Interviews Gar Alperovitz

Veteran labor journalist Sam Pizzigati interviews Gar Alperovitz, author most recently of What Then Must We Do? – Straight Talk About the Next American Revolution. Alperovitz first came to our attention with the publication of a classic work of American history, The Decision to Use the Atomic Bomb, in 1996. As an undergraduate at the…

Billionaire Bonanza: The Forbes 400 and the Rest of US – Institute for Policy Studies Report

via the Institute for Policy Studies: Billionaire Bonanza: The Forbes 400 and the Rest of Us Wealthiest 20 people own more wealth than half the American population   December 1, 2015 By Chuck Collins and Josh Hoxie This report exposes the extreme wealth concentrated within the fortunes of the 400 wealthiest Americans and compares this…