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.
Executive Excess 2012: The CEO Hands in Uncle Sam's Pocket
August 16, 2012 - How our tax dollars subsidize exorbitant executive pay By Sarah Anderson, Chuck Collins, Scott Klinger, Sam Pizzigati, published in CNBC and USA Today and The Washington Post and The Chicago Tribune and ABC News and Think Progress and The Daily Mail and The Wall Street Journal and Forbes and Daily Finance and The Guardian and Venture Beat and The Takeaway and The Connecticut Mirror and The Nation and The Los Angeles Times and Toronto Star and Grand Junction Free Press and Capital Times and Japan Times and The New York Times and The Huffington Post and National Catholic Reporter
The 64-Gazillion-Dollar Question
August 13, 2012 - A top authority on poverty has changed his mind about the urgency of fighting inequality. By Sam Pizzigati, published in Common Dreams and The Hazard (KY) Herald
Grabbing Bigger Slices of Pie
August 6, 2012 - New research shows that we shouldn't swallow conservative claims about taxes. By Sam Pizzigati, published in The Register Citizen (Torrington, CT) and The Jackson County (IN) Banner and The Everett (WA) Sky Valley Chronicle
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