How Would You Spend $700 Billion?

Congress returned to Washington this week. Shortly they will discuss the future of the 2001 and 2003 Bush tax cuts for the wealthy. Polls show 57% of Americans support allowing these Bush tax cuts for the wealthy to expire at the […]

The Huffington Post: Huff Post: Resurrect the Estate Tax

by Chuck Collins & Sam Pizzigati

Originally published on, 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? […]