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Unmasking the shadows: The fight to end billionaire tax breaks for...

A groundbreaking legislative effort aims to seal a critical loophole in the tax code, curbing the unchecked flow of billionaire-funded dark money into American politics.

Sanders’ bill targets sky-high CEO pay: A push for economic equity

The legislation, titled the Tax Excessive CEO Pay Act, targets corporations with stark discrepancies in compensation between CEOs and their workers.

Billionaires’ wealth skyrockets by 114% amid global poverty surge

This extraordinary accumulation of wealth comes at a time when nearly 5 billion people globally grapple with the challenges of inflation, war, and the climate crisis, slipping further into poverty.

Wealth over fairness: Shocking report unveils tax favoritism for the rich...

According to the report, in 41 out of 50 states, the wealthiest 1 percent are subjected to lower tax rates compared to other income groups.

Jeff Bezos’ housing hypocrisy: Millions to fight homelessness, more to fuel...

While Jeff Bezos donates to fight homelessness, his investment in single-family homes raises alarms about exacerbating the housing crisis.

Billionaire Heirs: The accelerating $5.2 trillion wealth transfer

Without robust wealth and inheritance taxes the children and grandchildren of today's billionaires will dominate our future politics, economy, culture, and philanthropy."

Our richest can move to avoid taxes. But can they hide?

Washington is contemplating a state wealth tax, a levy that would cost Jeff Bezos.

Supreme Court could trigger hundreds of billions in corporate tax cuts...

"The Roberts Court could decide with the stroke of a pen to simultaneously forgive big business decades of tax dues."

Billionaires envision a new utopian city—to replace what they ruined

Silicon Valley’s wealthy elites have been secretly buying up land in one of California’s poorest counties to build a new city from the ground up. Who will stop them?

Which nation has taxed the rich the most?

Britain and the United States were once the top two—have times changed?

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Chaco Canyon’s future: a pledge for environmental justice and tribal rights

Amid environmental concerns and cultural significance, the Honoring Chaco Initiative aims to transform the Greater Chaco Landscape, but real progress remains in limbo.

Diet’s hidden dangers: Unveiling PFAS in everyday foods

A groundbreaking study reveals how processed meats, teas, and restaurant meals could be stealthily elevating PFAS levels in our bodies, shedding light on the unseen chemical consequences of our dietary choices.

Biden administration’s strict anti-migrant policies spark outcry

"Within a badly broken immigration system, the humanitarian assistance provided by Annunciation House is one of the few things that works well. We in El Paso stand with the faith leaders and volunteers who lead this work and make us proud to call this border community our home."

Capital One announces plan to buy Discover

Capital One announced a definitive agreement under which the company will acquire Discover in an all-stock transaction valued at $35.3 billion.

Supreme Court weighs EPA’s smog plan in historic environmental case

In a pivotal hearing, the Supreme Court deliberates on the EPA's cross-state smog control strategy, with far-reaching implications for public health and air quality nationwide."