Does wealth inequality undermine economic opportunity for all? The evidence that it does is rolling in. This month, I have an article in American Prospect called “The Wealthy Kids Are All Right.” I summarize the mountain of growing research demonstrating […]
From our coalition partner organization, Americans for Fair Taxes: Coalition Praises Senate for Passing Bill to End Bush Tax Cuts for Top 2% Blasts Failed GOP Alternative Bill That Would Raise Taxes on 25 Million Families (Washington, D.C. – […]
This past week two very wealthy Americans took two very different stances on the issue of paying taxes. Embroiled J.P Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon told NBC’s Meet the Press audience that he believed many on Wall Street shared his […]
Originally published by Newark Star-Ledger on April 25, 2012 by Scott Klinger and John Cavanagh Inside and outside of Wells Fargo’s annual meeting in San Francisco yesterday, thousands of angry protesters decried the bank’s leading role in the loss of […]
Like too many Americans, I’m unemployed. But in my case, the reason isn’t that I can’t find work — it’s that I don’t need it. I’m among the lucky few who can live comfortably off their wealth. And this isn’t […]
As we’ve noted in our Call to Action, progressive tax policy does not exist in a vacuum. We need to keep the big picture in mind and see the links between low tax rates on wealthy Americans and multinational corporations, […]
When Jesus invited the tax collector Zacchaeus down from his sycamore tree, did they sit in the shade and discuss capital gains rates and oil depletion allowances? We’re missing some transcripts that could serve as an ethical guide to our […]
Published in Summer 2009 in the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy publication. Linked from NCRP online.