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“U.S. wealth concentration seems to have returned to levels last seen during the Roaring Twenties,” economist Gabriel Zucman wrote.
As Congress takes up tax code reform, there is one thing we can be sure of. Most of us will not understand what the House
The 2016 Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards, one of the great highlights of The Tribeca Film Festival, is honoring some
America's skewed wealth is one of the most critical issues of our time. Unless we defuse this threat to our democracy, we're destined to become a society governed the sons and daughters of today's billionaires.
Forbes just released it’s list of the 400 richest people in America.
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America's top 400, Forbes revealed last week, now hold a combined net worth of $2.29 trillion. That places the average Forbes 400 fortune at $5.7 billion, an all-time record high.
Discover the Youngest Billionaires in America. The issue includes cover story Jerry Yang’s Revenge (p. 53), featuring an
In the aftermath of the 2008 economic meltdown, wealth owned by households of color declined dramatically, as home values collapsed, especially in urban areas. The wealth of the richest 1 percent also dropped, but rebounded quickly in subsequent years.
Here we are in 2013, 12 years since Bloomberg gave up his position as CEO in order to concentrate his full efforts on the public service of helping the city. Luckily, Hizzoner's fortune has not suffered from this sacrifice.
Forbes magazine recently released its annual list of the 400 wealthiest people in America. We took a look at the members
The Los Angeles Times should be owned by all 10 million of the County's residents. This collective ownership is the best way to ensure that we create and maintain a quality information source with minimal bias.
McNealy has actually supported Gates efforts to eradicate polio and provide solutions for improve global agriculture. Scott
The real dirty secret of food stamps is that the primary beneficiaries are often giant corporations who pay their employees poverty wages, counting on food stamps, Medicaid and other forms of government assistance as indirect subsidies to their wealthy stock holders.
This week, Forbes magazine released their annual list, of the 400 richest people in America, and we couldn't help but notice
For about a year, I was invited occasionally into a tennis game at his estate. Never mind how that came about. The billionaire made it clear, without quite coming out and saying so, that I wasn't there for my opinions on anything. I was there to fill out a foursome.
There are bright, modern, open-plan floors where designers sit close to teams who talk directly to representatives in the
Is what I am proposing pretty radical and does it face an uphill battle in Congress? Absolutely. But the stakes are enormous for the country and nickel-and-dime tinkering with the tax system will not fix the problem.
It is noteworthy that neither the Democrats nor the Republicans are proposing increases in the estate tax. As always, the latter are putting forth their usual lame arguments for lowering or eliminating it.