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Bob Lord

Bob Lord

Bob Lord is Senior Advisor, Tax Policy at Patriotic Millionaires and an Institute for Policy Studies associate fellow.


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Joe Manchin Just Proved Why We Need the OLIGARCH Act

We need to ensure that the richest people in the country can no longer subvert the overwhelming will of voters by buying the goodwill of elected officials.

Dylan Dusseault ·


Please Meet 'The OLIGARCH Act' to Tax Extreme Wealth

It's a straightforward progressive annual tax on extreme wealth and it's so simple that the oligarchs are gonna hate it.

Bob Lord ·


Tax Extreme Wealth to Save Planet Earth

Vast fortunes, inherited or otherwise, simply would not exist without the assaults now destroying our planet. Taxing those fortunes to fund climate action could give us a shot at survival.

Basav Sen ·


Elon Musk's Billionaire Taxation Misinformation

What the Tesla founder and his fanboys are really saying is that we shouldn't tax billionaires at all, because they rate as so much more important than the rest of us.

Bob Lord ·


How to Fix America’s Badly Broken System for Taxing the Ultra-Rich

Yes, we could ensure that our richest pay something in the neighborhood of their fair tax share.

Bob Lord ·


Elon Musk Only Paid $11 Billion in Taxes Because He Had No Other Rational Choice

Our only quarter-trillionaire is still not paying anything close to his fair tax share.

Bob Lord ·


Behold and Beware! The Age of Trillionaires Is Coming

Have we just about decided that the further accumulation of billionaire fortunes makes for good public policy?

Bob Lord ·


Congress Needs to Do More to End Estate Tax Manipulations That Benefit Billionaires

The latest tax proposals in Congress are an okay first step, but don't go far enough to address one of the biggest enablers of dynastic wealth.

Bob Lord ·

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