The Case for Increasing Taxes on the Wealthy
It is clear that the U.S. needs to reduce government expenditures in a responsible way. But if our lens is entirely focused on the expenditure side of the equation, we're going to miss a huge part of the solution.
IPS expert Chuck Collins discusses an economic and moral rationale for increasing taxes on the wealthy at TEDx.
In Fact, Fairly Taxing the Rich Won't Scare Them Away
December 12, 2012 - Recent research debunks some of the most common arguments against raising taxes on the richest Americans. By Sam Pizzigati, published in The Albany Tribune and Unionosity
First Step to Avoid the Fiscal Cliff: Close Offshore Tax Loopholes
December 6, 2012 - Offshore tax dodging costs United States $150 billion annually -- groups illustrate impact with 16 dramatic ways lost revenue could be used.
We're Not Broke
December 5, 2012 - This commonsense guide to avoiding the fiscal swindle would nearly eliminate the budget deficit while making the United States more equitable, green, and secure. By Emily Schwartz Greco
For Pete's Sake, What's Happened to Our Democracy?
December 5, 2012 - One billionaire has the wherewithal to totally redirect America's political discourse. By Sam Pizzigati, published in Counterpunch and The (Prestonsburg, KY) Floyd County Times
DC-Area Event with Maryland Senator Paul Pinsky Gives Audience a Chance to Engage with Author on the History of the Struggle for Equality
November 28, 2012 - New Book: "The Rich Don't Always Win: The Forgotten Triumph over Plutocracy that Created the American Middle Class"
To Move Forward, We Must Learn from Our Progressive Past
November 28, 2012 - Yesterday's ideas about curbing the ultra-rich's power remain just as relevant as ever. By Sam Pizzigati, published in The (Russellville, KY) News-Democrat & Leader and Nation of Change