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.
Job-Killing Tax Breaks
March 12, 2012 - If the government is going to give anyone tax breaks, they should give them to people like me before I became an entrepreneur. By Rachael Solem, published in The Fairborn (OH) Daily Herald and The (Easton, MD) Star Democrat
The Spirit Level: Inequality Coming to a Theater Near You
March 6, 2012 - The landmark 2010 book by British epidemiologists Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett gets a fresh new visual dimension. By Sam Pizzigati
New Book: 99 to 1: How Wealth Inequality is Wrecking the World and What We Can Do about It, by Chuck Collins
March 6, 2012 - In "99 to 1," Chuck Collins pulls together detailed information about the 1 percent and the 99 percent in all realms of society, the causes and consequences of this deep inequality, and what can be done about it. His book provides answers to the growing population of everyday Americans who are paying closer attention to the 99 percent movement. By Chuck Collins
Karen Dolan Weighs in on Romney's Latest Gaffe
February 2, 2012 - The "ample safety net" that Mitt referenced during an interview with CNN's Soledad O'Brien would be shredded if his policies were to be enacted. By Emily Schwartz Greco