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Extreme Inequality Is a Threat to Free Speech

University of Edinburgh Old College campus encampment. Fjmustak, CC BY-SA 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0, via Wikimedia Commons By Peter Certo / Inequality.org Iwas a student in the late 2000s when I had my first brush with “cancel culture.” A campus group had invited Nick Griffin — a racist Holocaust denier and leader of a fascist British political […]

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From Massachusetts, Some Tax-the-Rich Inspiration

Protest Tax the Rich! Yuri Keegstra from Milwaukee, USA, CC BY-SA 2.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0, via Wikimedia Commons By Sam Pizzigati / Inequality.org This spring has been an exceedingly good one for Flightline Aviation Limited, a London-based enterprise that specializes in helping the world’s deepest pockets find the private jet of their dreams. “We have closed six sales in […]

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The Well-Heeled and Our Personal Well-Being

Photo by Elyse Chia on Unsplash By Sam Pizzigati / Inequality.org Just what exactly happens when a society becomes substantially more unequal, when a few become fabulously richer than the many? Defenders of our deepest pockets have a ready answer. What happens when wealth starts concentrating at a society’s summit? Nothing we need worry about. […]