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.
OWS Revives the Struggle for Economic Equality
October 31, 2011 - Inspired by struggles overseas and in the past, the protests have brought the wealth gap back to the center of political debate. By Sam Pizzigati
All Money Trails Lead to Wall Street
October 25, 2011 - An anthropologist estimates that one out of five dollars Americans earn ends up in Wall Street coffers, one way or another. By Sam Pizzigati
Do We Need 'Student Loans' for Billionaires?
October 18, 2011 - Students of modest means must pay a stiff price to build their capacity to contribute to society - and pay interest if they can't afford that price. A wealth tax could apply this same principle to America's rich. By Sam Pizzigati
How Corporations Built to Loot Lobby to Win
October 12, 2011 - With a small army of lobbyists, WIN America corporations twist politicians into giving them tax breaks that hurt the rest of us. By Sam Pizzigati
Report from Occupy Boston
October 11, 2011 - Occupiers in Boston expand their camp to Rose Kennedy Greenway Park, but they are met with police force and arrests. By Andrea Gordillo