Monday, January 24, 2022

Tag: taxes

Report: Taxing the world’s richest would raise US $2.52 trillion a...

A new analysis, “Taxing Extreme Wealth,” by the Fight Inequality Alliance, Institute for Policy Studies, Oxfam, and Patriotic Millionaires found a shocking...

What’s that ‘surtax’ doing in Build Back Better?

The new Build Back Better surtax might just turn out to be a giant first tax step toward the more equal America that we all so desperately need.

Should rich people get a free pass at tax time?

We’re finally debating that question.

The United States of tax havens

The United States, where countless corrupt billionaires and dictators have stashed their loot, is not a single tax haven, but many separate tax havens.

Watch: Bernie Sanders argues ‘we must end the greed of Big...

"Why is it that the pharmaceutical industry is able to charge the American people the highest prices on the planet for prescription drugs? Because their greed goes unchallenged in Washington, D.C."

US billionaires are now $2.1 trillion richer than before the pandemic

Not only did the wealth of U.S. billionaires grow, but so did their numbers: in March of last year, there were 614 Americans with 10-figure bank accounts. Today there are 745.

Forget the huddled masses. Bring us billionaires.

The land of the free and the home of the brave has become a tax haven for the vile and the vicious.

The rich are different—richer than us and far greedier

There is a class war raging, one that’s being fought by the ruling class of billionaires and millionaires against the rest of us.

What the expanded child Tax credit means to me

Now families like mine, and every other family with kids, get life-changing help deposited directly into their bank accounts.

‘Tax the rich’? Democrats’ plans to make the wealthy pay a...

It's far below the level of progressivity the United States embraced in the middle of the 20th century—when wealthier individuals paid a much higher share of their income in taxes than the poor.

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Want true, wrenching, life-altering ‘grievances?’ Don’t look to right-wing base complaints

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Legislators urge Biden to overhaul drone program

Fifty legislators recently sent a letter to President Joe Biden requesting him to overhaul U.S. counterterrorism policy to center human rights and the protection of civilians.

Biden’s dangerous refusal to reverse Trump’s Western Sahara policy

The answer could determine the fate not just of the Western Sahara, but that of the entire international legal order for many decades to come.

US staged a coup in Ukraine – here’s why and how

The truth about the coup in Ukraine is that it hasn’t benefited anyone other than the warmongers.

A very long war

From Vietnam to Afghanistan and detours along the way.