Thursday, February 20, 2020

Tag: taxes

No taxes, only charity

Why not let Americans choose where their taxes go? They will give more willingly to society.

The Iraq War has cost the US nearly $2 trillion

The bill of war to the U.S. to date would be an estimated $1,922 billion in current dollars.

The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is a case study...

Republicans passed tax cuts — then profited

Biden and Bloomberg want Uncle Sam to defer to Uncle Scrooge

If Uncle Scrooge existed as a billionaire in human form today, it’s easy to picture him aligned with fellow plutocrats against the “threat” of Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren.

Billionaires keep benefiting from a tax break to help the poor....

“The Opportunity Zone program has been troubled from the start.”

Graphic: Yes, the richest Americans really do pay less in taxes

"Will we tolerate it? Or will we take back our democracy from the oligarchs who run this country?"

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.

Trump’s secret tax on ordinary Americans

Know the truth about tariffs – and spread it.

It’s getting worse: The IRS now audits poor Americans at about...

As the agency’s ability to audit the rich crumbles, its scrutiny of the poor has held steady in recent years. Meanwhile, a new study shows that audits of poor taxpayers make them far less likely to claim credits they might be entitled to.

Reign in the ‘recklessness of Wall Street:’ Bernie Sanders and Barbara...

"It is long past time for Congress to rein in the recklessness of Wall Street billionaires and build an economy that works for all Americans."

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Sander’s monumental mistake: failing to explain exactly what a democratic socialist government is

It’s time that Sanders speaks out, explains what democratic socialism is and reminds Americans that it is a central part of this country, and that’s why he espouses that political ideology.
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Yale study says Medicare for All would save US $450 billion, prevent nearly 70,000...

The study in The Lancet found that Medicare for All, supported by Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, will save money and is more cost-effective than “Medicare for All Who Want It."

Factchecking NPR’s attempted takedown of Bernie Sanders

Their ignorance is willful, and finds its roots in a profoundly ideological position, an ideology adopted by journalists who favor and are rewarded by corporate arguments promoted by corporate Democrats.

Sanders alone on debate stage to say candidate with the most votes should get...

“Out of all the candidates, Bernie is the only one to advocate for the democratic will of the people.”

Millions of Americans crowdfunding to cover medical expenses

“It comes down to a profit-making motive that is baked into a system—a system that puts profits over patients.”