Friday, November 22, 2019

Tag: tax cuts

The yuge Republican lie about the deficit

It’s not social spending that’s causing the federal deficit to soar. It’s Republican tax cuts, especially on corporations and the wealthy.

The big cheat of 2018: Corporations make billions in profits, demand...

These captains of American capitalism are brazenly ignoring their responsibility to their own nation, a nation in desperate need of funding for education and infrastructure and job training.

Did billionaires pay off Republicans for passing the Trump tax bill?

A Center for Public Integrity analysis suggests the timing of big donations may be more than a coincidence.

Progressive Briefing for Thursday, September 13

Democratic lawmakers demand answers from FEMA , Trump cuts FEMA budget to pay for ICE, Midwest abandons Trump, and more.

House Republican ‘2.0’ tax plan includes ill-conceived ‘universal savings account’ proposal

The USA is fundamentally flawed: it would do little to boost private savings, drain federal revenues, and overwhelmingly benefit the nation’s wealthiest households.

Progressive Briefing for Friday, August 31

Corporate profits reach new heights, Trump cancels pay raise for federal workers, Canada rescinds Trans Mountain pipeline approval, and more.

Progressive Briefing for Friday, August 10, 2018

Trump rule would give $2.5 billion tax cut to big bank fat cats, Judge blocks Trump administration from deporting asylum seekers, Argentina Senate votes against legalizing abortion, and more.

Progressive Briefing for Friday, July 13, 2018

Justice Department reopens the Emmett Tiller investigation, Trump's global chaos tour, Ireland passes bill to fully divest from fossil fuel by end of 2018, and more.

A Wall Street sin tax

It's time to put the Wall Street tax back on the table.

The GOP tax cuts are bad champagne for small business

But maybe, with our help, the next Congress will be up to the task of supporting small business, the real engine of growth in our economy.

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Peruvian innovators launch banana leaf biodegradable dishes to combat plastic consumption

Chewa Plant aims to manufacture and commercialize the disposable dishes to help reduce plastic consumption and the pollution it causes.

Fighting for America’s soul

Progressives are fighting to save the values and institutions on which their country was founded.

Sanders’ plan to fight global climate disaster too ambitious, says NYT

Until media start to treat the climate crisis with the urgency the scientific community continually tells us it requires, they will continue to be a major part of the problem.

Americans are to be the judge and jury, and pass sentence on Trump –...

The American people will be given the task of acting as judge and jury, examine all the evidence gathered; and then pass judgment, to declare Trump innocent or guilty.
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The 10 steps to impeach a president

This isn’t to say Trump couldn’t or won’t be impeached. Only that it’s a long and drawn-out process.