The Nation: The Nation: The Plutocracy Prevention Act

A century ago this summer, Theodore Roosevelt gave his remarkable “New Nationalism” speech about the dangers of concentrated wealth and corporate power. After witnessing a decade of financial corruption and corporate malfeasance, Roosevelt called on the nation to “effectively control […]

The Huffington Post: Huff Post: Resurrect the Estate Tax

by Chuck Collins & Sam Pizzigati

Originally published on HuffingtonPost.com, June 2, 2010

How can a civilized nation afford to hand the heirs of the super-rich billions of dollars tax-free and not afford to keep teachers in classrooms? [...]