Sunday, November 27, 2022

Tag: tax code

Now’s the time to unrig the tax code

Leaked IRS data proves the rumors are true: Many billionaires pay no income taxes. Will that spur reform?

Why the government makes filing your taxes intentionally difficult

"Congress should be making it easier for Americans to file their taxes each year, not bowing to the interests of the tax prep industry."

The billion-dollar loophole

The most generous charitable deduction in the federal tax code is being manipulated to make big profits – and there’s no sign that Congress has any intention of fixing the problem.

For the Wealthy, a Taxing New Worry

“The current tax code has become an echo chamber for the economic forces driving the increase in income and wealth inequality, the blurring of economic and political influence, and the degradation of paid work.”

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The renewable energy transition is failing

Renewable energy isn’t replacing fossil fuel energy—it’s adding to it.

Why the deep state hates Putin

Since World War II, America’s knee-jerk response to any diplomatic challenge has been to bully or bomb.

The stunning, marvelous and redemptive triumph of unintended consequences

What if unintended consequences lead not only to breakthrough positives but destructive means and machinery by which humanity can do itself in?

Biden administration announces largest direct federal investment in transmission and distribution infrastructure

The announcement to dedicate $13 billion in grants to improve transmission and distribution systems will "improve energy resiliency through microgrids, local renewable energy, and energy storage.”

Let’s rename the day after Thanksgiving ‘extinction Friday’

The annual Black Friday ode to commercialism and overconsumption sits at the core of our ongoing destruction of Earth’s ecosystems.