Josh worked previously as a Legislative Aide for U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, the longest serving independent in Congressional history, both in his office in Washington, DC and on his successful 2012 re-election campaign. Josh is excited to work in the IPS New England office and enjoys frequent trips to the ocean and the mountains.
The Five Worst Ideas Contained in Donald Trump’s Tax Plan
Underneath the populist rhetoric is a regressive tax plan that hurts more than it helps.
Seven Fantasies of the GOP Presidential Debate
In the world according to Republican presidential candidates, inequality isn’t a problem and climate change doesn’t exist.
Ecuador Puts Piketty Into Practice
This small South American country is taxing wealthy estates and distributing the proceeds directly to workers.
A Simple Idea: Free Education For All
With two new legislative initiatives, Senator Sanders is proposing to tax Wall Street speculators to guarantee all Americans a good shot at a college degree.
An innovative new program helps low-income families become homeowners while engaging in social change.
Estate Tax Wars: Pinocchio on Viagra
With outright lies dominating the estate tax debate on Capitol Hill, two Washington Post columnists have incredibly different takes on the untruths of the anti-tax crowd.
A Higher Education Revolution
More robust estate taxes could cover the cost of making public colleges and universities tuition-free.
We Owe You Nothing!
A new landmark student debt strike is drawing attention to the desperate need for action on a student debt crisis that’s enriching a few at the expense of an entire generation.
Marshaling Marooned Tax Dollars
Congress needs to shut down offshore tax shelters without rewarding the corporations that built them.
Are Taxes the Real NFL Scandal?
With all the NFL scandals from this past season, the one that has received the least attention is the easiest to solve: the league’s tax-exempt status.
Understanding the Trust Fund Loophole
The White House is going after the tax code provision that lets the super rich avoid billions of dollars of taxes.
Obama Strengthens His Backbone
Advancing tuition-free community college is only the latest example of the bold actions he’s suddenly taking.