Published Articles

Corporate political activities, such as campaign spending, have a significantly positive effect on company performance measured using return on investment, return on assets and government-derived revenues. READ MORE

March 19, 2012

Total US national income per person has more than doubled over the past forty years (adjusting for inflation). Why then have incomes for most Americans been stagnant or falling? Why do American families now need two incomes to have the standard of living they used to have with just one? READ MORE

March 12, 2012

While the economy has taken off, jobs and wages are still below 2008 levels. Economic growth is feeding into corporate profits and CEO pay, not into ordinary people’s paychecks. READ MORE

March 5, 2012

How can it be that the typical American adult makes just $26,134 when America is the richest nation on Earth? The answer is that a few high-income Americans gain the lion’s share of America’s national income. READ MORE

February 28, 2012

The government needs money to run, and we have to tax someone – either individuals or corporations. Put simple, it’s people versus corporations. READ MORE

February 23, 2012

Social Security taxes are some of the most unfair in America. Now its the federal workers being targeted. Their pay has already been frozen for 2011 and 2012, however Congress plans to cut government contributions to federal worker retirement plans. READ MORE

February 17, 2012

With inequality now a front-page issue, the stats that measure inequality have taken on a new importance. And no inequality stat has a longer pedigree – or more confusion surrounding it – than the ‘Gini coefficient.’ READ MORE

February 14, 2012

It may be difficult to face facts in an election year, but the fact is that Social Security retirement benefits are just too low. READ MORE

February 13, 2012