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.
Tis the Season to Be Jolly on Wall Street, Still
December 7, 2011 - Financial industry insiders are grousing about a big downturn in annual bonuses. They should be thanking the rest of us - bombshell new research shows - for their continuing awesome good tidings. By Sam Pizzigati
The Other 99 Percent: How the U.S. Compares
December 5, 2011 - The other 99 percent fare much worse in the United States than in any other developed country. By Salvatore Babones, published in The (Stroudsburg, PA) Pocono Record and The Columbia Missourian
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