Chuck Collins

04/16/2015 - 5:19pm

    This tax season, America’s billionaires are toasting you, the ordinary taxpayer.

    That’s because you’re the one picking up the tab for our nation’s ailing infrastructure of roads, bridges, and rail transport. You’re...

03/19/2015 - 3:15pm

    There’s a generational time-bomb ticking — and the student debt crisis is the trip wire.

    Adults under 35 disproportionately bear the brunt of escalating inequality.

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01/15/2015 - 4:18am

    As protesters march through our cities to remind us that black lives matter, grievances about our racially fractured society extend far beyond flashpoints over police violence.

    What is the state...

11/20/2014 - 2:43pm

    Over a decade ago, I got a call from Bill Gates.

    Not the Bill Gates you’re probably thinking of. It was Bill Gates Sr., the Microsoft founder’s dad. He was eager to speak out in...

08/07/2014 - 3:12pm

    Real wages have stagnated for decades. Homeownership rates are down. College debt is weighing down young people entering the workforce. Millions of low-wage workers eke by on a minimum wage of $7.25 an hour.

    As the American Dream slips away for millions of people in...

05/22/2014 - 6:00pm

    Don’t feel bad if you were busy and missed the buzz around the new book, Capital in the Twenty-First Century.

    It’s not every day that a 685-page book about wealth inequality written by a French economist lands on best-seller lists next to Danielle Steele...

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