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- Addicted to Identity Politics, Progressives May Miss a Historic Chance To Connect with America’s Working Class

- The spreading virus calls for fast action on paid sick days for health and personal care workers - at very least

- Case & Deaton: "Deaths of Despair and the Future of Capitalism"

- A Wealth Tax Could Be Both Fair and Enforceable

- Making Sure We Get to Universal Coverage: letter to Sen. Bernie Sanders

- Essay: A Widening Gap in Life Expectancy Makes Raising Social Security’s Retirement Age a Particularly Bad Deal for Low-Wage Earners - February 2020

- 2020 Inequality Agenda: Increase economic inclusion at reasonable public cost

- Presentation: Will Growing Inequality Make Social Security & Long Term Care Financing Fixes Harder?

- A Health Policy Wish List for Santa

- CBO: Projected Changes in the Distribution of Household Income, 2016 to 2021

- Saez & Zucman's "The Triumph of Injustice: How the Rich Dodge Taxes and How To Make Them Pay""

- Moving a Wealth Tax from Rhetoric to Reality Is Hard. Why Isn’t the Left Talking about the Shortest Distance between Two Points?"

- Branko Milanovic's new book, "Capitalism Alone"

- By ignoring high credit card swipe fees, US lawmakers raise prices for all, shift billions to the wealthier

- Ways To Fix the Cadillac Health Plan Tax

- Mixing Capitalism and Socialism: Policies To Moderate Systemic Wealth Concentration in the U.S.

- States Strike Back in Federal Court on AHPs

- U.S. wealth inequality approaches high water mark of Roaring 20's

- U.S. Needs To Think Big on Border Wall :)

- CBO Updates Analysis of U.S. Income Distribution before/after Taxes and Transfers

- It's Time All U.S. Workers Had a Few Paid Sick Days

- If Alive Today, Adam Smith Might Favor a More Inclusive Economy

- Op-ed: Half of Americans have no retirement savings — here’s how Congress can look out for them.

- Milanovic previews new book, "Capitalism, alone"

- Growing inequality has shrunk Social Security’s tax base. Revitalizing it could restore solvency without cutting benefits.

- Including All Workers in Our Retirement Savings System Requires Two Things: a Universal Tax Credit and a Secure Place To Invest It. Congress should be working on both.

- How Growing Inequality Is Altering The Long-Term Care Policy Battlefield, While Tightening The Financing Knot

- Presentation: America’s Inequality and What To Do About It: The Poor Will Always Be with Us. Will the Middle Class?

- DoL Association Health Plan Rule Could Undermine the ACA in Several Ways

- CEPR Analysis Finds Piketty May Have Underestimated Wealth Gap

- World Inequality Report 2018

- Are Workers Receiving the EITC Being Shortchanged on Social Security? - updated October 2017

- Expanding Use, Scope of EITC and Child Tax Credit a Win-Win for Workers and Employers

- Modest Changes in Health, Retirement Tax Breaks Could Produce Major Gains in US Health Access, Financial Security – at Little or No Added Government Cost

- How the U.S. Retirement Saving System Magnifies Inequality

- How Can We Reduce Financial Risk for the Very Old?

- Let's Play Immigration Pinata

- The Economics of Inequality