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


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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 ·


Taxing Just 7 Billionaires Could Pay for Third of $3.5 Trillion Spending Package

Democrats want to spend $3.5 trillion on jobs and infrastructure. A third of that could be covered by just seven billionaires.

Bob Lord ·


Our ‘Trillion-Dollar Seven’: Can We Summon the Courage to Tax Them?

The billions our billionaires are grabbing currently face a next-to-nothing tax rate.

Bob Lord ·

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