Saturday, October 16, 2021

Tag: taxes

Millions of people face stimulus check delays for a strange reason:...

The IRS has had trouble getting money to people quickly because millions of Americans pay for their tax preparation through a baroque system of middlemen.

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.

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The CIA’s illegal plots against Wikileaks and Julian Assange

There should be more sympathy for Assange and the outlet he founded in corporate media.

The general strike of 2021

Corporate America wants to frame this as a “labor shortage.” Wrong.

Discontent by design: The lost world of The West

The Culture of Pleasure sits tightly within and feeds the pervasive Ideology of Consumerism, a socio-economic model that has poisoned the environment and led to the commodification of everything, and everyone.

How feminists can support Afghan women living under the Taliban

Afghanistan’s underlying economic and humanitarian problems, which disproportionately affect women and girls, cannot simply be ignored because of the Taliban’s record.”

How is Covid-19 affecting student learning?

If the pandemic has taught us any lesson, it is that predicting the future is a futile endeavor. But one thing is certain: education is going digital.