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.
January 30, 2012 - For most people facing poverty today in the United States, the concept of America as the land of opportunity is just a fable. By Salvatore Babones, published in Common Dreams and The (Highland, CA) Community News
Should We All Start Praying for Mitt Romney?
January 23, 2012 - Absolutely. The GOP Presidential hopeful from Bain Capital has become a walking, talking object lesson on how plutocracy works - and why we desperately need to end it. By Sam Pizzigati
Law and Order 24/7, Except at Tax Time
January 18, 2012 - The rich don't much like paying taxes when tax rates run high. They don't much like paying taxes when tax rates run low either. By Sam Pizzigati