Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Tag: tax 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.

GOP tax cuts hardwire inequity for poor and middle class

The GOP tax plan is “a moral abomination.”

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To hell with the filibuster

Representative democracy based on majority rule is logical; anything else is utterly illogical and self-defeating.

Despite pressure from US and Bayer, Mexico will ban glyphosate

“Our rationale is based on the precautionary principle in the face of environmental risks as well as the right of the Mexican government to take action in favor of the public good.”

Colombian company uses coffee husks to build low-income housing

Woodpecker, a startup in Bogota, Colombia, uses coffee husks to manufacture lightweight, prefabricated buildings for home and classroom use.

Investigation into chemical exposure from fracking in Pennsylvania provokes call for rapid phaseout

“Pennsylvania’s children should not be used as laboratory rats,” said biologist Sandra Steingraber, who called fracking “an uncontrolled human experiment” that involves “toxic exposures.”

Reclaimed water could be the solution to farming in a drier future

A California farm is making sure wastewater no longer goes to waste.