Content Library

You can find all of the content we have produced here, organized by media type.

Videos

The Rich Pay NO Taxes! (Animation)

How the Rich Pay NO Taxes! (Sabrina LIVE!)

How the Rich Pay NO Taxes! Short Version (Sabrina LIVE!)

If the Rich Pay No Taxes, then the Not-Rich Pay Lots of Taxes! (Animation)

How the Not-Rich Pay Lots of Taxes! (Sabrina LIVE!)

There is a Better Way to Tax! (Animation)

Meet the Tax Ghost and Learn to See Hidden Taxes (Animation)

Tax Cut Pie (Sabrina LIVE!)

Tax Cut Pie (Animation)

If You Can’t Beat ‘em, Join ‘em! (Animation)

Podcast

People’s Tax Page Podcast (Launched October, 2017)

Season 1, Episode 1 - And Then You Die (12 October, 2017)

Season 1, Episode 2 - Time to Talk Trump (16 October, 2017)

Season 1, Episode 3 - The Other Side of the Coin (16 October, 2017)

Season 1, Episode 4 - Season’s Greetings (18 October, 2017)

Season 1, Special Episode - Ask the Professor! (23 October, 2017)

Season 1, Episode 5 - Tricks and Treats (1 November, 2017)

Season 1, Episode 6 - The Usual Suspects (6 November, 2017)

Season 1, Episode 7 - Will Homer Get a Tax Cut Again? (13 November, 2017)

Season 1, Episode 8 - 45 Minutes of Us Eating (20 November, 2017)

Season 1, Episode 9 - Behind the Scenes and Pie (27 November, 2017)

Season 1, Episode 10 - Hope Springs Eternal (4 December, 2017)

Season 2, Episode 11 - We’re Back!! (8 October, 2018)

Season 2, Episode 12 - A Family Affair (15 October, 2018)

Season 2, Episode 13 - Countdown to Midterms: Why You Should Vote (23 October, 2018)

Season 2, Episode 14 - Countdown to Midterms: Rise Up (30 October, 2018)

Season 2, Episode 15 - Countdown to Midterms: Inequality and GO VOTE (2 November, 2018)

Season 2, Episode 16 - Midterm Discussion: Hope for Democracy (27 November, 2018)

Editorial Articles from Prof. McCaffery

07/10/2019 CNN - Joe Biden is Rich, but his Taxes Tell Us More

06/27/2019 CNN - Amazon’s Less-than-Zero Tax Rate is Unacceptable

06/10/2019 CNN - The NRA is the Godzilla of Swamp Monsters

01/07/2019 CNN - On Taxes, Ocasio-Cortez has the Right Impulse but the Wrong Remedy

06/06/2018 CNN - In Trump and Kushner’s World, Other People Pay Taxes

10/04/2018 CNN - Now We Know: Taxpayers Helped Enable Trump’s Fortune

12/18/2017 CNN - The Tax Bill’s Loopholes for the Wealthy Benefit Trump and Corker

11/16/2017 HuffPo - Don’t Get Fooled Again! A Message on Tax Reform

11/15/2017 HuffPo - Where is Door No. 2 on Tax Reform?

11/02/2017 CNN - Trump’s Tax Plan: Tricks for All, Treats for a Few

11/02/2017 HuffPo - Tax Breaks for Multi-Millionaire Morons

10/17/2017 HuffPo - Lobby-Less Losers: The Familiar Pattern of Tax Reform

Books from Prof. McCaffery

Fiscal Confusion: How Citizens Misunderstand Tax and Spending Programs, and Why it Matters with Jonathan Baron (in progress)

A New Ownership Society (in progress)

The Oxford Introductions to U.S. Law. Income Tax Law: Exploring the Capital-Labor Divide (Oxford University Press, 2012)

Behavioral Public Finance with Joel Slemrod (Russell Sage Press, 2006)

Rethinking the Vote: The Politics and Prospects of American Election Reform (Oxford University Press, 2004)

Fair not Flat: How to Make the Tax System Better and Simpler (University of Chicago Press, 2002)

Taxing Women (University of Chicago Press, 1999)

Academic Articles from Prof. McCaffery

Taxing Wealth Seriously

The Death of the Income Tax (or, the Rise of America’s Universal Wage Tax)

The Fair Timing of Tax

Three Views of Tax

The Political Psychology of Redistribution - with Jonathan Baron, University of Pennsylvania Department of Psychology

Gender and Tax - with R. Michael Alvarez, California Institute of Technology

Thinking about Tax - with Jonathan Baron, University of Pennsylvania Department of Psychology

Framing and Taxation: Evaluation of Tax Policies Involving Household Composition - with Jonathan Baron, University of Pennsylvania Department of Psychology

Through the Looking Glass: The Politics of Estate Tax Reform

What Sports Can Teach Tax Policymakers: Lessons from the Luxury Tax