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.
Empty Anti-Wall Street Rhetoric
October 17, 2012 - Lots of office-seekers this fall are campaigning against the 1 percent, but will they govern that way? By Sam Pizzigati, published in The Huffington Post and The Columbia Missourian and The Hays (KS) Daily News
Apparently, Suite Crime Does Pay
October 10, 2012 - The executives responsible for the financial industry's pervasive fraud are paying no personal price. By Sam Pizzigati, published in Unionosity and The Bemidji (MN) Pioneer
The Inequality Report Card Action Map
October 4, 2012 - Use this new tool to see how your lawmakers are doing on inequality and take action. By Brian Cruikshank
A Congressional Report Card for the 99 Percent
October 3, 2012 - The grades are in, and you can see how lawmakers fare on the most important issue of our time: the grand divide between America's rich and everybody else. By Sam Pizzigati, published in Unionosity and The Bemidji (MN) Pioneer
Inequality Report Card: Grading Congress on Inequality
October 3, 2012 - We evaluate how well members of congress do in supporting legislation and measures to narrow America's widening economic divide. By Sarah Anderson, Chuck Collins, Scott Klinger, Sam Pizzigati, published in The Huffington Post and The San Francisco Chronicle and National Journal and The New Haven Register and Madville Times and Huffington Post and Common Dreams and Eagle Times (Alabama) and The Examiner and Mother Jones and PolicyMic and Facing South and ABC News and The Valley Advocate and 24/7 wall street and The Sidney (MT) Herald