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.
Who's Really Winning the Smartphone Wars?
September 3, 2012 - We're letting top executives of giant corporations expropriate public "property" for private gain. By Sam Pizzigati, published in Common Dreams and Unionosity and The (Russellville, KY) News-Democrat & Leader
A Bold New Call for a 'Maximum Wage'
August 27, 2012 - A national labor leader aims to expand the economic fairness debate. By Sam Pizzigati, published in The (Los Angeles, CA) Bell Gardens Sun and The (Alliance, OH) Review
Subsidizing CEO Welfare
August 17, 2012 - It's time to change course. By Scott Klinger, published in The Waterville (ME) Morning Sentinel and The Las Vegas Sun
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