Taxes and the Common Good

It’s time to reform our tax system — to quit rewarding obscene wealth, Wall Street gambling, and corporate polluters.

The Plutocracy Prevention Act

One hundred years after a graduated estate tax was first conceived, Senate progressives are bringing back the proposal.

Tax Day and America’s Wars

Matt Ryan, the mayor of Binghamton, New York, is sick and tired of watching people in local communities “squabble over crumbs,” as he puts it, while so much local money pours into the Pentagon’s coffers and into America’s wars.

Discussion: Economic Crisis and Inequality

What does income disparity between the rich and the poor have to do with a faltering global economy? What’s being done about it?

The Servant Leadership School invites you to find out. Join them for dinner and a discussion on the economic crisis and inequality, led by Chuck Collins, a senior IPS scholar and director of the IPS Program on Inequality and the Common Good.

A dinner of soup, salad, and sandwiches will be provided by The Potter’s House for a suggested donation of $6 per meal. All are welcome to attend; you do not have to take a course to come to the speaker series. 

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