Chuck Collins, the author of 99 to 1: How Wealth Inequality Is Wrecking the World and What We Can Do About It (Berrett-Koehler), directs the Institute for Policy Studies program on inequality and the common good. With Sam Pizzigati, he edits Inequality.Org.
The decline of the progressive income tax and the rise of inequality.
One US billionaire has already passed away since the estate tax expired. Will Senate Democrats get it together to push for reform in reinstatement?
Some of the tea party's anger at the tax system is justified. We can find common ground with open-minded activists.
Your submissions to the Name Our Epoch contest were awesome: The Age of Avarice, The Crassical Period, The Bling Bang, The New Steal. And the winner is....
The corporations that rigged the casino economy and CEOs and investors who profited at our expense should bear the recovery costs.
In this age of inequality, the wealth that should be shared by all Americans trickle up to the rich.
Tell us how progressives in Congress can promote bold new initiatives, end an illegal war and call an abusive President to account.
There is a stunning disconnect between the terrible budget shortfalls
facing states and localities and the priorities of federal tax-cutters.
States face budget deficits of more than $60 billio