How much is $100 billion, really? | Robert Reich

BY: - April 4, 2022

Here's one of the newest additions to the English language: 'Centibillionaires' -- people with $100B or more.

Here’s the gender pay gap by state. Where did Pa. fall? | The Numbers Racket

BY: - March 28, 2022

The last edition of The Numbers Racket for the month of March delves into the gender pay gap, or the measure of what women are paid relative to their male counterparts in the United States. 


Harrisburg should not pass up this opportunity to invest in the Black economy | Opinion

BY: - June 24, 2021

With $10 billion at their disposal this budget season, Pa. lawmakers have a generational chance to improve the Commonwealth. They must invest in Black-owned businesses.


Is tax avoidance ethical? Asking for some billionaire friends | Opinion

BY: - June 10, 2021

Whether tax avoidance strategies are viewed and rationalized as ethical or unethical likely depends on the ethical foundations of the person judging such actions.


Change universities to change capitalism | Opinion

BY: - May 26, 2021

Producing a truly more humane and effective system will also require changing American higher education.


How electric cars can advance environmental justice: By putting low-income and racially diverse drivers behind the wheel | Opinion

BY: - May 24, 2021

By Andrea Marpillero-Colomina The global auto industry has begun a historic shift from gas- and diesel-fueled cars to electric vehicles. President Biden’s infrastructure plan seeks to speed up this transition by requesting billions of dollars to modernize the electric grid and build 500,000 electric vehicle charging stations. Evidence shows that many Americans are eager to […]


Building Equity for All: To increase home values and correct injustice, start in Pa. schools | Opinion

BY: - May 2, 2021

As our nation strives to correct racial inequities, greater state investment in education is an obvious starting point to ensure that all children attend good schools and have genuine opportunities to succeed.


We can save capitalism in Pa. by raising workers’ pay | Opinion

BY: - August 28, 2019

After 40 years of a single-minded focus on profits, it will take a sustained team effort to create a kinder, gentler capitalism that we can all embrace.


This map drives home America’s growing economic divide | Tuesday Morning Coffee

BY: - April 9, 2019

The 1 percent is doing more damage than you thought.