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.
Social Security's Dual-Income Trap
May 28, 2012 - Families with two breadwinners can end up paying more than twice as much in Social Security taxes as families with just one income. By Salvatore Babones, published in Counterpunch and The (Easton, MD) Star Democrat and The Sidney (MT) Herald
The Nonsense Zone
May 22, 2012 - IPS is grateful to Bill O'Reilly for this opportunity to showcase our proud history of public scholarship on inequality, peace, justice, and the environment. By John Cavanagh
No Country for Rich Men
May 14, 2012 - From Manhattan to Monaco, the world's wealthiest people are disconnecting into a class of stateless transients. By Sam Pizzigati, published in MSN Money and Common Dreams and The (Youngstown, OH) Vindicator and The Staten Island Advance
Bank of America's Healthier Roots
May 14, 2012 - Founder Amadeo P. Giannini built a booming business while helping others improve their lot and their communities. By Chuck Collins and Scott Klinger, published in The East Texas Review and YubaNet
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