Saturday, May 15, 2021

Tag: tax the rich

What if we actually taxed the rich?

It’s not radical to rein in this irresponsibility. It’s radical to let it continue.

Tax the rich and divert billions from NYPD budget to fund...

“The working class and the middle class and the poor are getting shafted.”

Tax the rich before the rest

Candidates should pledge that the middle class won't pay $1 more in new taxes until billionaires put up at least $1 trillion.

The income inequality crisis: Why we need a wealth tax

Not only would a wealth tax raise revenue and help bring the economy back into balance, but it would also protect our democracy by reducing the influence of the super-rich on our political system.

Reaching critical mass on taxing the rich

“Taxing the annual gains generated by wealth closes a host of loopholes, while raising the sort of revenue needed to keep Social Security and Medicare secure for years to come.”

The 12 biggest myths about raising taxes on the rich

So the next time you hear one of these myths, know the truth.

Have the rich always laughed at stiff taxes?

In other words, seriously taxing the rich will always be impossible. So why bother even trying?

Orrin Hatch’s ‘bullcrap’ on taxes is exactly that

Hatch’s tax plan is nothing more than another giveaway to his rich patrons.

A new take on unrigging our taxes

Our super rich have their own personal trainers, chefs, and pilots. Maybe we should give them their own personal tax collectors.

In California, a tax-the-rich triumph

Could the resounding Election Day victory of a state tax initiative signal an impending surge for a new national egalitarian politics?

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The end of (inconvenient) protest?

Protest has been a tool that the left has used to force government action throughout the English speaking world.

Sound the alarms, McConnell and Manchin put roadblocks in front of Biden’s agenda

When will we hear our president tell us how he plans to get all this great legislation underway in a Senate that is filled with McConnell and Manchin roadblocks?

Biden administration plans an immediate ban on menthol cigarettes

Studies prove that such bans will help people quit smoking, especially those disproportionately affected by menthol cigarettes.

What America can learn from China—Lessons from the pandemic

While the China model cannot be transplanted to the West, there’s a lot that America can learn from China.

A pesticide linked to brain damage in children could finally be banned

A court has ruled that the EPA must ban the controversial pesticide chlorpyrifos—or prove its safety.