Chuck Collins is author of the new book, The Wealth Hoarders: How Billionaires Pay Millions to Hide Trillions. He directs the Program on Inequality and the Common Good at the Institute for Policy Studies, where he coedits 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.
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