Monday, December 6, 2021

Tag: taxes

If You Liked the Bush Economy, You’ll Love Trump’s Economy

Trump, like Bush, will attempt to grow the economy by giving corporations and upper class lower taxes.

Trump’s Tall Tax Tales

Donald is falsely framing his economic policies as good for working families, when he's really just protecting his own wealth.

For the Wealthy, a Taxing New Worry

“The current tax code has become an echo chamber for the economic forces driving the increase in income and wealth inequality, the blurring of economic and political influence, and the degradation of paid work.”

The Tax Debate Is Over, and Progressives Won

This is not some quirk. This is the latest example of progressive taxation outperforming conservative taxation.

The Growing Case for Massive Taxes on the Rich

Society's takers, hoarders, and cheaters just ignore the injustice, and go on avoiding taxes while they blame the less fortunate for their own misfortunes.

Gimme Shelter (From the Tax Man)

A tale of disappearing money and opportunistic candidates.

Righting the Wrongs

“ We live in a country that has been hijacked by super rich greedy fiends that have profited from what can be called the Big Con.”

Wall Street Should Pay a Sales Tax, Too

When a high-rolling trader buys millions of dollars’ worth of stocks or derivatives, there’s no levy at all.

Tax Time: How Corporations Are Cheating Schoolchildren

It's a devious double whammy: Taxpayers are giving money to the corporations and then paying a second time to meet the needs of the underfunded public schools.

If I Were the American Dictator

“The overall composition of Congress is not going to change much at all after the election. So, really, the only way to reboot America is to have a smart, benevolent dictator.”

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The Donald also rises?

For all practical purposes, right-wing populists will have taken over the world.

As executives hike prices, US corporations rake in biggest profits since 1950

"Corporations can get away with it because they have too much power in the economy."

Personal interview: Finian Cunningham—What are the prospects for peace?

Finian Cunningham focuses on the realities of the international power struggle unfolding in real time and the role of everyday citizens in affecting the relationship the U.S. now has and will have with the rest of the world community.

Former Ohio deputy charged with murder after shooting man in back

Initially on administrative leave from the sheriff’s office since the shooting, Jason Meade retired in July 2021.

“Only the people can save the people!” Xiomora Castro’s presidential win in Honduras

“I believe firmly that the democratic socialism I propose is the solution to pull Honduras out of the abyss we have been buried in by neo-liberalism, a narco-dictator and corruption.”