Josh Hoxie

Bio

Josh Hoxie joined the Institute for Policy Studies in August 2014 heading up the Project on Opportunity and Taxation. Josh’s main focus is on addressing wealth inequality through the estate tax, a levy on the intergenerational transfer of immense wealth. Josh grew up on Cape Cod, Massachusetts and attained a BA in Political Science and Economics from St. Michael’s College in Colchester, Vermont.

Josh worked previously as a Legislative Aide for U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, the longest serving independent in Congressional history, both in his office in Washington, DC and on his successful 2012 re-election campaign.  Josh is excited to work in the IPS New England office and enjoys frequent trips to the ocean and the mountains.

Latest

Ecuador Puts Piketty Into Practice

This small South American country is taxing wealthy estates and distributing the proceeds directly to workers.

Tightening Whose Belt?

As a millennial, I take the push to ditch the estate tax personally.

A Simple Idea: Free Education For All

With two new legislative initiatives, Senator Sanders is proposing to tax Wall Street speculators to guarantee all Americans a good shot at a college degree.

Lending Dreams

An innovative new program helps low-income families become homeowners while engaging in social change.

Estate Tax Wars: Pinocchio on Viagra

With outright lies dominating the estate tax debate on Capitol Hill, two Washington Post columnists have incredibly different takes on the untruths of the anti-tax crowd.

A Higher Education Revolution

More robust estate taxes could cover the cost of making public colleges and universities tuition-free.
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