Chuck Collins

Chuck Collins is a senior scholar at the Institute for Policy Studies and founder of He is co-chair of Divest Invest Individual. His most recent book is Born on Third Base: A One Percenter Makes the Case for Tackling Inequality, Brining Wealth Home, and Committing to the Common Good (Chelsea Green). 

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A Reading for April 15: The Parable of the Taxpayer

by Chuck Collins 04-13-2010
This time of year it is useful to recount the parable of the angry taxpayer (from the VERY New Testament).

Supremely Wrong

by Chuck Collins 03-01-2010
The Court promotes corporate rule over healthy democracy.

Beyond Wealth Without Work

by Chuck Collins 01-14-2010

Five Benefits of Common Security Clubs' Economic Solidarity

by Chuck Collins 10-02-2009
Earlier this year, I wrote an article in Sojourners about Common Se

Tax Day Wish: Prophetic Voices on Taxes

by Chuck Collins 04-13-2009
Where are the prophetic voices on the topic of taxation this April 15?

We're in This Together

by Chuck Collins 02-01-2009

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.

How To Start Your Own Common Security Club

by Chuck Collins 02-01-2009


Spreading the Wealth

by Chuck Collins 10-27-2008

After three decades of "concentrate the wealth," we could really use some "spreading the wealth."

Jubilee for Wall Street?

by Chuck Collins 09-24-2008

The Bush administration believes this should be a "time of Jubilee" for Wall Street speculators, a time of debt forgiveness. But the current proposal would only place additional debt shackles on the next generation.

A Problem of Riches

by Chuck Collins 09-01-2008

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.