Next year Social Security recipients get a zero cost-of-living-allowance, but CEOs just got a taxpayer-subsidized raise.
For-profit universities are facing federal scrutiny for everything from predatory loans to outright fraud. And accreditors might be to blame. But isn’t their job to provide students with a quality education, not keep billions of taxpayer dollars?
Is the U.S. just adding insult to injury? With America’s vanishing worker protections, members of Congress are putting pressure on the labor secretary to devise a plan that will help better protect protect injured workers and taxpayers.
As wildfires rage out of control across much of the U.S., American taxpayers are paying to put them out. Given the circumstances, do lawmakers really want to further burden locals with the cost of protecting national parks?
Scott Walker continues his cuts to the public sector despite his plan to score the NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks a new arena costing more than $250 million in taxpayer money. Meet the lobbyists who won Walker’s heart in the deal.
When government contractors spend money, the American taxpayer has to foot the bill. There should be a restriction on all political activities by corporations getting more than half their income from the federal government.
With extreme inequality plaguing the U.S., the rich continue to bankrupt the middle and lower classes. They have a feeling of entitlement from our nation’s many years of productivity. We have to stop ignoring the real problem.
Public workers’ and taxpayers’ dollars are put at risk in the “highest-cost investment schemes” devised by Wall Street. It’s time we start investigating the Wall Street profiteers and hold them accountable for their corrupt practices.