Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Tag: tax

Trying out the wealth tax for size

This wealth tax looks like a very good thing. Repair the infrastructure, wipe out the student debt, and get single-payer healthcare well established. And all just by taxing a bunch of uber-wealthy.

The GOP’s 100-year war is bigger than taxes or Trump

What do we want the history books to say about our time, 100 years from now?

Louisiana Will Tax Its Poor To Fill Budget Hole Caused By...

Sales tax hikes and a handful of minor tax increases for businesses will close roughly three quarters of the $3 billion budget hole ex-Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) left behind.

New Year’s Resolutions: Ten Ways to Combat Upward Redistribution of Income

The one percent pretend that their good fortune was the result of the natural workings of the market. Is it possible to change the structure of the market so that money doesn’t continue to flow upward?

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Trump just admitted on live television he will ‘terminate’ Social Security and Medicare if...

"We just heard it straight from Trump's own mouth: If reelected, he will destroy Social Security."

Alert! Social Security and Medicare are in critical danger

Trump launches attack on key programs for the elderly...

An ‘unethical experimentation on children’: Digital rights groups oppose facial recognition in schools backed...

"The research shows that prematurely deploying the technology without understanding its implications would be unethical and dangerous."

Conservative group board members make millions in pandemic aid yet lobby against unemployment benefits

“If these groups are concerned the government is spending too much during this historic crisis, they are welcome to return their taxpayer-funded bailouts.”

A good news storyline: Trump repudiated, Biden steady but insufficient. Enter systemic reformers.

Biden is no FDR. To expect systemic reform from Biden is naive but to envision him as a stepping stone is good progressive strategy.