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.
Chuck Collins on Marketplace
May 2, 2012 - The author of "99 to 1: How Wealth Inequality Is Wrecking the World and What We Can Do About It" talks about how the Obama administration deals with inequality, what social movements can do to make their voices heard, and what fellow 1% youth Mitt Romney was like. By Chuck Collins
A Rich Man's Message to America: You Need Us To Get Even Richer!
May 2, 2012 - How can you tell a really smart rich guy from a really silly one? The really smart one would never spend four years writing a book that tries to justify the incredible riches of incredibly rich people. Mega-millionaire Edward Conard has done just that. By Sam Pizzigati
Bank CEOs Gain as Millions Lose Dreams, Retirement to Foreclosure
April 25, 2012 - While foreclosures have devastated the financial security of millions of American families, the CEOs of Wells Fargo and Bank of America have seen their retirement packages balloon. By John Cavanagh and Scott Klinger
The 'Buffet' Rule': Winning the Debate but Losing the Vote
April 17, 2012 - Chuck Collins, author of the newly released "99 to 1: How Wealth Inequality Is Wrecking the World and What We Can Do About It" weighs in on the U.S. News & World Report debate over a potential new tax for top-earners. By Matias Ramos