Josh worked previously as a Legislative Aide for U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, the longest serving independent in Congressional history, both in his office in Washington, DC and on his successful 2012 re-election campaign. Josh is excited to work in the IPS New England office and enjoys frequent trips to the ocean and the mountains.
Josh Hoxie joined the Institute for Policy Studies in August 2014 heading up the Project on Opportunity and Taxation. Josh’s main focus is on addressing wealth inequality through the estate tax, a levy on the intergenerational transfer of immense wealth. Josh grew up on Cape Cod, Massachusetts and attained a BA in Political Science and Economics from St. Michael’s College in Colchester, Vermont.
The GOP tax bill carves out special provisions for private jet owners, while their budget plan doubles fees for commercial passengers.
The more the public learns about the tax cut plan making its way through Congress, the more they hate it.
The Private Jet Industry Spent $56 Million Dollars to Lobby Congress to Save More than $1 Billion in Taxes for America’s Most Affluent Fliers
How the private jet lobby shifts costs to the rest of us, threatens our security, and fuels a warming planet.
Instead, they're prioritizing private jet ownership over home ownership.
The private jets provision in the Senate bill is indicative of who's at the table – the wealthiest presidential cabinet in American history and their billionaire friends.
Most concerning is the potential for these wealth hoarders to use their outsized bank accounts to buy outsized power over our government.
That’s three people versus about 160 million people.
There's much to learn from Dickens' iconic story. Our revolution doesn't have to be as bloody.
The Forbes 400 and the Rest of Us
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is nothing short of a boon to the very wealthy at the expense of everyone else.
When it comes to wealth in the Black and Latino communities, they are significantly lagging behind their White counterparts. Will the President step up to help or continue to let them suffer?
New research shows that if the growing racial wealth divide is left unchecked, median Black and Latino families will become penniless within a few decades. It doesn't have to be this way.
The United States today is the only industrialized nation that doesn't guarantee health care as a basic right to all its citizens. The Medicare For All Act could change that.
How the Racial Wealth Divide is Hollowing Out America’s Middle Class
Big money will pull out all the stops to sell you a tax plan that exclusively benefits the wealthy. Don’t buy it.
How Shkreli got rich in the first place remains not just legal but celebrated.
Those at the bottom — and the top — deserve to know why their experiences are so different.
Just another chapter in the weird stories of the first family.
In the face of gridlock at the federal level, Seattle is leading the way towards a more just economy.