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Chuck Collins

Chuck Collins

Chuck Collins is a senior scholar at the Institute for Policy Studies where he co-edits Inequality.org, and is author of the new book, "Born on Third Base: A One Percenter Makes the Case for Tackling Inequality, Bringing Wealth Home, and Committing to the Common Good."  He is co-founder of Wealth for the Common Good, recently merged with the Patriotic Millionaires. He is co-author, with Bill Gates Sr., of "Wealth and Our Commonwealth: Why America Should Tax Accumulated Fortunes."


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While 1 Million Americans Died From Covid-19, US Billionaire Wealth Shot Up by $1.7 Trillion

While billionaires have seen their wealth surge during the pandemic, millions have lost their lives and livelihoods.

Chuck Collins ·


Crack Down on Russian Oligarchs by Cracking Down on US Tax Havens

While other EU countries have been increasing transparency and cracking down on kleptocratic capital, the U.S. is a laggard.

Chuck Collins ·


The Dynastic Wealth of US Oligarchs Is a Threat to Democracy

A new report estimates that $21 trillion of that wealth will pass internally within America's already dynastically wealthy families between now and 2045.

Chuck Collins ·


We Need to Tax the Billionaires Right Now

This moment may not last, so we must act fast to make sure these outrageously wealthy individuals and families pay their fair share.

Sarah Anderson ·


Phil Knight: A Case Study in to How Dodge Over $3.6 Billion in Taxes

The billionaire Nike founder has seen his fortunes almost double during the pandemic, but it's where he is hiding his massive fortune that exposes just how corrupt this system has become.

Chuck Collins ·


5 Key Things to Know About the Pandora Papers

These disclosures about the how the world's wealthy and powerful hide their vast fortunes will hopefully turn up the heat on the politicians that maintain the wealth-hiding status quo.

Chuck Collins ·


Why Billionaires Love to Park Their Dynastic Wealth in Places Like South Dakota

State-level loopholes have made it possible for some of the wealthiest families in the world to make sure most of their riches are never taxed.

Chuck Collins ·


Simple, Effective, and Popular: Tax the Extremely Rich to Invest in America

Even Trump voters like the idea of a modest extra tax on multimillionaires.

Chuck Collins ·

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