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.
Marching Toward Greater Inequality
July 30, 2012 - The world's super rich, according to a new report, are squirreling away phenomenal quantities of their cash in secret tax havens. By Sam Pizzigati, published in The Ames (IA) Tribune and The (Los Angeles, CA) Bell Gardens Sun
Economic Rapture Might Be around the Corner
July 16, 2012 - If the deficit disappears, our economic nightmare might finally come to an end. By Salvatore Babones, published in Truthout and The (Alliance, OH) Review
Resilience Circles help communities recover from extreme weather, disasters, and outages
July 11, 2012 - With many Americans only recently recovered from extreme weather, transportation challenges, and power and communications outages, some explore ways to strengthen local circles of support. By Sarah Byrnes
Behind Super-Sized Sodas, a Deeper Danger
June 4, 2012 - If we really want to narrow our waistbands, we have to narrow the income gaps that divide us. By Sam Pizzigati, published in The Columbia Missourian and The (Easton, MD) Star Democrat
Verizon Shortchanges the Facts
May 29, 2012 - The telecommunications giant twisted the truth when it said it wanted to set the record straight in the Record-Journal By Chuck Collins and Scott Klinger