Saturday, October 16, 2021

Tag: tax cuts

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.

Corporations are spending their tax cut – on themselves

Instead of creating jobs, big businesses are using their tax cut bonanza to hike stock value and CEO pay.

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The CIA’s illegal plots against Wikileaks and Julian Assange

There should be more sympathy for Assange and the outlet he founded in corporate media.

The general strike of 2021

Corporate America wants to frame this as a “labor shortage.” Wrong.

Discontent by design: The lost world of The West

The Culture of Pleasure sits tightly within and feeds the pervasive Ideology of Consumerism, a socio-economic model that has poisoned the environment and led to the commodification of everything, and everyone.

How feminists can support Afghan women living under the Taliban

Afghanistan’s underlying economic and humanitarian problems, which disproportionately affect women and girls, cannot simply be ignored because of the Taliban’s record.”

How is Covid-19 affecting student learning?

If the pandemic has taught us any lesson, it is that predicting the future is a futile endeavor. But one thing is certain: education is going digital.