Friday, July 1, 2022

Tag: tax reform

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?

Another tax scam for the rich

It’s another big handout to the wealthy, another huge increase in the federal deficit, and it’s illegal.

Speak loudly and carry a limp twig

Trump once promised a Teddy Roosevelt-style populist agenda. There's nothing left of it.

Republican tax reform: Principles of ethics and morals be damned

Republicans are trying to peddle the old worn out “trickle down” economic theory that they insist will greatly stimulate growth and create millions of jobs.

“You all just got a lot richer” Trump celebrates with friends...

Trump was kicking off his holiday weekend at Mar-a-Lago, dubbed the "Winter White House."

13 shocking truths about the Trump-GOP tax plan

More than 80 percent of tax cuts under the GOP’s plan will go to the nation’s wealthiest 1%, while also raising taxes on 92 million middle-class families.

Bernie Sanders responds to passage of disastrous GOP tax plan

“It says a lot about the priorities of the Republican Party when the tax breaks for corporations in this bill are permanent while the tax breaks for working families expire at the end of 8 years.”

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.

Here are the 227 Representatives that just voted to give tax...

“These are the 227 GOP House members who voted for the #GOPTaxScam...SHAME!”

The big lie that is behind the Trump/GOP tax bill

Absent union pressure, the bosses will never raise wages.

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NATO and a war foretold

While the world determines how to hold Russia accountable for the horrors it is committing in Ukraine, the members of NATO should do some honest self-reflection.

“Where will the nuclear waste go?”

So, what should be done about nuclear waste?

California assemblyman kills fossil fuel divestment bill

The bill would have required the state’s two enormous public pension funds to divest from fossil fuels, but it was squashed by a Democrat who has taken money from oil and gas companies.

Naomi Klein: The US is in the midst of a ‘shock-and-awe judicial coup’

"The rolling judicial coup coming from this court is by no means over," warned the author of "The Shock Doctrine."

Divided we fail: A way forward for a divided progressive left?

Those that attempt to divide the progressive left into opposing camps at war with each other are almost as big a threat to the movement as the far right.