Author Archives: Chuck Collins

Help for struggling millionaires is on the way

If you're struggling to get by on $20 million, the GOP is looking out for you and your heirs.

It isn’t easy being a millionaire these days, especially if you’ve got less than $20 million. Fortunately, Congress is watching out for you. Continue reading

How tax-dodging billionaires use farmers as props

Urban billionaires are trotting out the tractors and overalls in a bizarre effort to roll back their taxes.

After this summer, President Trump and the Republican Congress have one big item on their agenda: taxes. Specifically, cutting them for the rich. Continue reading

What happened to America’s wealth? The rich hid it.

There's actually trillions that could be used to fix our roads and schools. The wealthy just don't want you to know where it is.

If you find yourself traveling this summer, take a closer look at America’s deteriorating infrastructure—our crumbling roads, sidewalks, public parks, and train and bus stations. Continue reading

Congress wants to cut your health care—and billionaires’ taxes

But health care costs, not corporate taxes, are the real drain on the U.S. economy.

Members of the House GOP were in a hurry on May 4 to pass their bill to gut Obamacare. They rushed it through before anyone even had a chance to check its cost or calculate its impact on people’s access to insurance. Continue reading

Eight ways to strengthen our democracy beyond voting

The strength of our civic life depends on what we do outside elections.

Throughout this trying election season, we’ve been told how much is at stake with our vote. But the success of any democracy depends on continuing to pay attention long after we cast our ballots. Continue reading

Anti-pipeline movement gathers steam

From Standing Rock, North Dakota, to Kentucky, residents are fighting big oil and gas.

Thousands of Native Americans at Standing Rock in North Dakota are protesting a pipeline project that puts their water supply at risk, threatens to plow up their sacred sites, and would worsen climate change. Continue reading