Yes Magazine: Naomi Sobel: Raise My Taxes, Please

Why one wealthy American wants the Bush tax cuts to expire and the estate tax to be reinstated. In the coming months, Congress will be decide the future of the federal estate tax and whether or not to continue substantial […]

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? […]