Josh Hoxie

Josh Hoxie directs the Project on Opportunity and Tax at the Institute for Policy Studies. He recently co-authored the report "Billionaire Bonanza: The Forbes 400 and the Rest of Us." He can be reached at


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Corporate public relations teams extol bonuses to pump up the Republican re-election effort, but many people will end up unemployed. Read more

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The late pop star eschewed tax-dodging chicanery and will still leave a sizable fortune to his heirs—as well as to the taxpayers who helped him succeed. Read more

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We can't just tax billionaires’ paychecks. We should tax the wealth they've already amassed. Read more

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