What My Rich Uncle Taught Me About the Power Of Money

Everything I learned about money, I learned from my wealthy uncle.

Joseph Stiglitz on Fighting Inequality

“The real battle is to make sure their billions offset the people power.”

On Being the Only ‘One’ at Work

Being the only person of color in the workplace is a sensation that’s hard to describe.

Until Men Decide Family Leave Is Vital, Nothing Will Change

“Paid leave can be a matter of life and death for children.”

Please Take Every Second Of Your Paternity Leave, Mark Zuckerberg

“The normalization of paternity leave can only happen when larger numbers of men publicly declare their intention to take one and then shout from the rooftops about how spectacular it was.”

The Author Of ‘The Power Of The Past’ On Class And Relationships

Because of the American Dream, we tend to think of people who get ahead as hard working and morally sound. Likewise, the American Dream implies that people who do not make it to the middle-class did not work hard enough.

Wealthy People Think People Are Wealthier

“The wealthy, surrounded by other wealthy people, generally believed the U.S. population was wealthier than it actually is.”

“Stay Classy, America!”: What It Means When We Tie Worth To Wealth

Class seems to be about appearing moderate and restrained rather than excessive in any way.

What We’re Reading: Supreme Wealth; The Cost Of Hogwarts; And More

Turns out that the justices on the Supreme Court are way richer than you think they are. Or some of them are, at any rate; others are juggling credit card bills and dental payments.

My Years As A Kleptomaniac

1984. My breath catches in my throat as my fingers curl around the smooth porcelain bowl.