Saturday, September 25, 2021

Tag: taxes

‘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.

‘Billionaires are popping champagne’: Progressives slam House Dems’ tax plan

"Corporations will continue to play international shell games with their profits while moving American jobs overseas."

Our ‘trillion-dollar seven’: Can we summon the courage to tax them?

Our political leaders have been aware of the stepped-up basis loophole for decades, yet have done nothing.

Don’t go small on infrastructure

By raising taxes on the wealthy and redirecting other public resources, we can meet everyone’s needs and strengthen our economy.

How Uncle Sam can encourage corporations to be more patriotic

By using the power of the public purse, can we encourage federal contractors to be upstanding corporate citizens?

Democratic senators call for investigation of tax avoidance by the ultrawealthy

Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Sheldon Whitehouse demanded an investigation into how the rich use “legal tax loopholes to avoid paying their fair share of income taxes.”

11 charts on taxing the wealthy and corporations

The raging debate over public investment financing has created a huge opening for long overdue fair tax reforms.

The simple fix our tax code so urgently needs: Sunshine!

Income tax disclosure ought to be the law of the land, not a criminal offense.

Patriotic Millionaires urge global leaders to combat tax avoidance through wealth...

"We need to foster a recovery beyond regressing to the same-old, same-old. We need to tax the rich.”

FDR must be smiling

Biden’s plan to create jobs and tax the rich is a good deal bolder than it looks at first glance.

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“We are unstoppable!” Some of the lessons from Occupy Wallstreet, 10 years later

“One of the main contributions of Occupy was ‘the 99 percent.’”

What to do with America’s nonconformist anti-vaxxers?

Final thought and a warning for nonconformists: understand that the greatest threat to your freedoms will not come from government mandates, but when the deadly virus comes after you.

China – Cultural revolution 2.0 and great leap backward?

Young people in China and America face similar problems. Both countries need a profound revolution but it must be real and ground up, not a populist sham from those in power.

How an ancient irrigation method makes sustainable life possible in the U.S. Southwest

Time-proven acequia irrigation systems already in use in New Mexico make it possible for people to thrive in arid regions.

The never ending cycle of nuclear insanity

Please repeat after me: No excuses. No compromise. No fear.