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.
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
Helmsley and the 'Little People'
April 19, 2012 - America needs a tax system that meets our needs to pay for good schools along with safe and dependable infrastructure. By 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
April 16, 2012 - We can thank inequality for America's inadequate -- and increasingly unsafe -- basic infrastructure. By Sam Pizzigati, published in Common Dreams and The Holland (MI) Sentinel and The Newark Star-Ledger
Washington Journal Discusses Wealth Inequality
April 11, 2012 - Chuck Collins visited C-SPAN to talk about his new book, "99 to 1: How Wealth Inequality is Wrecking Our World and What We Can Do About It." By Chuck Collins