Josh Hoxie heads up the Project on Opportunity and Taxation at the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS). Josh’s main focus is on addressing wealth inequality through the estate tax, a levy on the intergenerational transfer of immense wealth. Prior to joining IPS, Josh worked as a Legislative Aide for U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, the longest serving independent in Congressional history, both in his office in Washington, DC and on his successful 2012 re-election campaign. Josh co-authored the recent report, Billionaire Bonanza: The Forbes 400 and the Rest of Us with his colleague Chuck Collins. He’s written extensively on issues around inequality in a range of publications including The New York Times, Reuters, The Nation, and The American Prospect. Josh grew up on Cape Cod, Massachusetts and attained a BA in Political Science and Economics from St. Michael’s College in Colchester, Vermont.