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  • March 16, 2012

    The (Easton, MD) Star Democrat features article “Job-Killing Tax Breaks”

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  • March 14, 2012

    The Fairborn (OH) Daily Herald features article “Job-Killing Tax Breaks”

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  • February 13, 2012

    Salon.com

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    Here’s what we’re up against. Read it and weep: “America’s Plutocrats Play the Political Ponies.” That’s a headline in “Too Much,” an Internet publication from the Institute for Policy Studies that describes itself as “an online weekly on excess and inequality.”

  • February 2, 2012

    The (Highland, CA) Community News features article “Immobility Nation”

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  • February 2, 2012

    Bainbridge Island Review

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    Leanne Stevens, who came from Suquamish to attend, heard about the idea through her resilience circle, groups of neighbors and like-minded folks who gathered last year, inspired by Chuck Collins’ presentation at The Island School.

  • January 31, 2012

    Common Dreams features article “Immobility Nation”

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  • January 29, 2012

    The Federal Times features report “America Is Not Broke”

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    The Institute for Policy Studies puts the savings from overseas base closures as high as $184 billion over 10 years.

  • January 19, 2012

    Time Magazine features report “Executive Excess 2011: The Massive CEO Rewards for Tax Dodging”

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    "A recent report by the Institute for Policy Studies, a Washington-based think tank, found that CEOs at large U.S. firms earned, on average, $10.8 million in 2010, a 28% increase from the year before, while the average worker took home $33,121, a mere 3% more. At that level, CEOs’ paychecks are 325 times bigger than their employees’...

    "Chuck Collins, a specialist on income inequality at the Institute for Policy Studies, advocates tax reform that would hike levies on the wealthiest and end the abuse of offshore havens; new corporate rules that would enhance labor and community influence over company management; and restrictions on the ability of Big Business to fund and lobby politicians. Inequality 'is part of the natural dynamic of capitalism when there are no checks to counter­balance wealth and power,' Collins asserts."

  • January 8, 2012

    Hometown Annapolis

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    The movie's title came from another expert, Chuck Collins of the Institute for Policy Studies, and references the common refrain from politicians that the country is broke. The contention of the film is that if big corporations paid their equal share, a big chunk of money woes would disappear.

  • December 13, 2011

    Daily Review Atlas

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    “These are the same institutions that won’t lend you a dime to buy a house or expand a business or hire workers,” says journalist Sam Pizzigati, editor of the online weekly “Too Much” from the Institute for Policy Studies. “These are the same institutions that illegally foreclosed on thousands of homeowners nationwide – even people who kept payments up.”

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