The Common Good

Articles By Chuck Collins

The movement for a fair minimum wage is bubbling up all over.
It's time to reform our tax system-- to quit rewarding obscene wealth, Wall Street gambling, and corporate polluters.
The Court promotes corporate rule over healthy democracy.
As our economy continues to decline, "common security clubs" are one way people can support each other and take action for a more just future.
Why concentrated wealth and the growing gap between the rich and the rest of us are not only bad for our economy but threaten democracy itself.
The gospel calls us to a “preferential option for the poor” to address the conditions of the 37 million adults and children who live in poverty in the United States.
The Walton empire gets political.
No tax cuts during wartime.
Bush's tax policy is aimed at drastically reducing government services and moving the tax burden to poorer wage-earners. The result: a case of "trickle-down injustice."
William Gates Sr.—whose son is Microsoft founder Bill Gates—joins with co-author Chuck Collins to argue that the wealthiest among us have an obligation to pay their fair share.
A movement for a fair economy.
Who benefits from the tax cuts? (Hint: Not you.)