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.
America's Real Poverty Rate
November 14, 2011 - If the United States were to update the way we measure poverty, we'd find that about 28 percent of American families of four are now living in poverty. By Salvatore Babones, published in The (Ogden, UT) Standard-Examiner and The (Stroudsburg, PA) Pocono Record
November 14, 2011 - An equitable tax system -- paying for public services we all use, as well as offering support and a hand-up to those who've lost out in life's lottery -- should demand more of us. By Betsy Malcolm, published in The (Price, UT) Sun Advocate and The (Easton, MD) Star Democrat
Not Our Golf Games! CEO Worries Reach New Levels
November 9, 2011 - The rich and their handlers are doing a good deal more than rethink security. They're recalibrating their ideological defenses. By Sam Pizzigati
For the Corporate 1 Percenters, a 50 Percent Tax Discount
November 7, 2011 - Corporations have achieved total tax loophole parity with America's individual super rich. By Sam Pizzigati
Wealthy People Show Support for Protests with new website: "We are the 1 percent. We stand with the 99 percent."
November 1, 2011 - Resource Generation and Wealth for Common Good today announced a new website for wealthy people to show their support for the Occupy movement.