Sam Pizzigati

09/11/2014 - 2:31pm

    Analysts at the OECD, the Paris-based research agency, have just shared a grim prediction: If current trends “prevail,” all developed nations will show by 2060 “the same level of inequality as currently experienced by the United States.”

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03/27/2014 - 3:11am

    New York has a new mayor who wants to remake his deeply unequal city into much more than a playground for the super-rich. The experts who track global wealth trends think he’ll fail.

    A recent report from Knight Frank, a global consultancy firm, is predicting...

03/20/2014 - 2:38pm

    Exactly 25 years ago, the British computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee conceptually “invented” the World Wide Web — and set in motion a process that would rapidly make the online world an essential part of our daily lives.

    By 1995, 14 percent of...

03/13/2014 - 1:40am

    The two cousins who run the private equity giant KKR took home an astounding total of $327 million in 2013, new regulatory filings reveal.

    Much of this lush windfall came via “carried interest,” Wall Street-speak for the cut that private equity kingpins...

03/06/2014 - 2:26am

    Back in the infancy of the Internet Age, our hippest policy wonks orated endlessly about the emerging “information superhighway.”

    But that mouthful of a moniker would soon fall out of fashion. Anyone today who talks about the “information...

02/27/2014 - 2:01am

    When General Motors named Mary Barra the company’s new CEO in December, the announcement made instant headlines. No woman had ever steered a major global automaker.

    But the hurrahs for GM’s historic hire turned into hoots of derision when a company filing...

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