Inequality and the Common Good
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Chuck Collins is a senior scholar at the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) and directs IPS's Program on Inequality and the Common Good. He is an expert on U.S. inequality and author of several books, including Economic Apartheid in America: A Primer on Economic Inequality and Insecurity, co-authored with Felice Yeskel. (New Press, 2005). He co-authored with Bill Gates Sr. Wealth and Our Commonwealth, (Beacon Press, 2003), a case for taxing inherited fortunes. He is co-author with Mary Wright of The Moral Measure of the Economy, a book about Christian ethics and economic life.
He is co-founder of Wealth for the Common Good, a network of business leaders, high-income households and partners working together to promote shared prosperity and fair taxation.
In 1995, he co-founded United for a Fair Economy (UFE) to raise the profile of the inequality issue and support popular education and organizing efforts to address inequality. He was Executive Director of UFE from 1995-2001 and Program Director until 2005.
Do You Pay Your Taxes? Bank of America Doesn't
February 28 - The latest from a growing international movement to make corporate tax dodgers pay, so public services don't have to.
Pay Up, Corporate Tax Dodgers
February 28 - We're chumps unless we force Congress to stop tax haven abuse. Published in The Marysville (CA) Appeal-Democrat and The (Los Angeles, CA) Bell Gardens Sun.
Wisconsin 2.0: Stop the Corporate Tax Dodgers
February 23 - Pay up! General Electric, Carnival Cruise lines, Boeing, FedEx, News Corp, ExxonMobil, Pfizer, Proctor and Gamble.