Thousands of Native Americans at Standing Rock in North Dakota are protesting a pipeline project that puts their water supply at risk, threatens to plow up their sacred sites, and would worsen climate change.
We're witnessing accelerating advantages for the affluent and compounding disadvantages for everyone else.
The very wealthiest 400 Americans command dizzying fortunes. Their combined net worth is $2.34 trillion. Even if you celebrate successful entrepreneurship, isn’t there a point things go too far?
This tax season, America’s billionaires are toasting you, the ordinary taxpayer. That’s because you’re the one picking up the tab for our nation’s ailing infrastructure of roads, bridges, and rail transport, among other things.
There’s a generational time-bomb ticking. The vast majority of college debtors still suffer in isolation, viewing their struggle as a personal problem, not a societal issue. But this is about to change.