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.
The Rich Don't Need a Free Ride
December 5, 2011 - Why should I pay no taxes while someone who gets up and goes to work every day does? By William Rice
Occupy the Budget
November 21, 2011 - How to pay for the crisis while making our nation more equitable, green, and secure. By Sarah Anderson, published in Truthout and The Fall River (MA) Herald News
America Is Not Broke
November 21, 2011 - How to pay for the crisis while making the country more equitable, green, and secure. By Sarah Anderson and John Cavanagh, published in Marc Steiner Show and Democracy Now! and KPFK 90.7 (Pacifica) and Free Speech Radio News and Truthout and KBOO Portland, Oregon and WBAI 99.5 FM-Pacifica and The Salt Lake Tribune and Kansas City InfoZine and Public News Service and The Nation and Democracy for America TV and The Federal Times and Pacific Sun and The Huffington Post
The Global Super-Rich Stash: Now $25 Trillion
November 17, 2011 - Still another financial firm has tallied how much net worth is sloshing in the pockets of the world's most spectacularly wealthy. So when will the time finally come to stop the counting and start the taxing? By Sam Pizzigati