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. It's time to stop the hiding of wealth in offshore accounts and complicated trusts.
Chuck Collins

Congrats, Graduates! Here’s Your Diploma and Debt

44 million Americans now owe student debt - including 7 in 10 graduating seniors. They’re less able to start a business, work in public service, start families or buy houses. It shouldn’t be this way, and it doesn’t have to be.
Chuck Collins

Trump’s First Test on Taxes

Donald Trump's supporters didn't vote to make the richest richer, but the Republican Congress is about to with a plan to abolish the estate tax and allow tax loopholes to continue.
Chuck Collins
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Anti-Pipeline Movement Gathers Steam

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.
Chuck Collins

The American Dream Moved to Canada

We're witnessing accelerating advantages for the affluent and compounding disadvantages for everyone else.
Chuck Collins

Have We Hit Peak Inequality?

The very wealthiest 400 Americans command dizzying fortunes. Their combined net worth is $2.34 trillion. Even if you celebrate successful entrepreneurship, isn’t there a point things go too far?
Chuck Collins

America’s Billionaires Owe You a Thank You Note

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, among other things.
Chuck Collins

The Student Debt Time Bomb

There’s a generational time-bomb ticking. The vast majority of college debtors still suffer in isolation, viewing their struggle as a personal problem, not a societal issue. But this is about to change.
Chuck Collins