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.
WIN America Coalition Seeks to Pad Pockets with "Tax Holiday"
October 11, 2011 - Tax holiday proponents have delivered losses to American workers. By Sarah Anderson, John Cavanagh, Chuck Collins, Scott Klinger, Sam Pizzigati
Paying Ransom to Corporate Pirates Won't Create Jobs
October 11, 2011 - Congress should put an end to the piracy that continues to ship U.S. profits abroad for the express purpose of avoiding U.S. federal taxes. By Scott Klinger, published in The Monterey County Herald and Albany Times Union
Job Destroyers Don't Deserve a Tax Holiday
October 10, 2011 - When thinks tanks from the left and the right agree on something, Congress should pay attention. By Sarah Anderson and Chuck Collins, published in The Register Citizen (Torrington, CT) and The Holland (MI) Sentinel and The Des Moines (IA) Register
Occupy DC: My Speech at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce
October 6, 2011 - The chamber helps the "built-to-loot" companies. By Chuck Collins
When IPS and the Heritage Foundation Agree that Something's a Bad Idea, It Probably Does Stink
October 5, 2011 - A bipartisan Senate bill that would grant corporations a tax holiday is slated to be introduced tomorrow, just days after the progressive and conservative organizations released reports about how these tax giveaways don't spur job growth. By Emily Schwartz Greco
Think Tanks on the Right and Left Agree: Corporate Tax Holidays Lead to Layoffs, Not Jobs
October 4, 2011 - Left-leaning Institute for Policy Studies and right-leaning Heritage Foundation release the same report findings on the same day: Corporations that claimed tax holidays in 2004 pocketed the cash and downsized workers.