Taxing inherited wealth is America’s second best idea, behind the national parks.
While candidates are busy ranting about Wall Street’s fat cats, taxpayers are left picking up their billion-dollar tab.
Problems with Turkey, Eastern Europe, and Donald Trump could tear the rickety alliance apart at the seams.
A Mexican fair trade activist offers lessons from NAFTA.
A new IPS report finds that executive pay of Wall Street bankers has skyrocketed, despite the 1992 reform. Will Hillary fix it?
Economic inequality is a problem that unites voters across partisan lines.
Pharmaceutical execs are getting incredibly rich making life-saving medications incredibly expensive.
Shooting after shooting, police deny black lives even the most basic human concern that could’ve saved them.
Development projects in cities across the nation are trying to drive out low-income residents, but local activists are taking control with community-based solutions that are beneficial to everyone.
The estate tax isn’t a death tax. And the candidates who spew falsities against it aren’t the everymen they make themselves out to be.
State and local governments should enact Economic Bills of Rights to redefine human rights for the 21st century.
Tying the fate of important climate actions to the sale of carbon permits has snatched defeat from the jaws of a broader victory in reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
A fair and just tax system is an essential part of our social contract, and nowhere in that contract does it say “billionaires exempt.”
If we want to narrow the divide, we’ll need to make a full-throttle effort to reverse existing upside-down tax incentives.
The rise of Trump-esque politicians all over the world is a result of cultural, economic, and political backlashes that are helping these illiberal populists win.