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Seven Surprising Tax Facts for 2018

Surprise! Corporations and billionaires are paying way less in taxes, with some profitable corporations paying nothing at all.

Report: How Your Personal Income Taxes Were Spent in 2017

Our analysis found that the average taxpayer put in 29 working days in 2017 to pay Pentagon contractors.

Trump Hates the Poor

Trump’s budget proposal has something to hurt almost everyone, but it’s a perfect storm for the poor.

Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Is a Scam

As another corporate giveaway, the plan would put major public infrastructure up for sale, and would loosen environmental rules designed to protect local communities.

VIDEO: Trump’s Proposed Military Budget Could Send 1 Million Kids to College — for Free

There’s a huge opportunity cost to America’s enormous military budget.

Trump’s Lies Pave the Way for War

There’s a likely ending to all this military bluster and buildup, and it’s one that goes boom.

Trump Just Made it Easier to Deny Medicaid to Poor Americans

Corporations get a tax cut and lay off workers, while individual Medicaid recipients will have to provide proof of work status to hold onto their health insurance. That hardly seems fair.

Tax Plans Pave the Way for Massive Cuts to Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security

The increased national debt gives the perfect political cover for cutting social programs.

The GOP Is Using ‘Tax Reform’ to Gut American Health Care

Tax cuts for the wealthiest 1 percent alone could fund coverage for 12 million Americans.

As Harmful Spending Policies Loom, IPS Teams Up with Federal Budget Experts

The National Priorities Project is joining the Institute for Policy Studies to fight for a budget that prioritizes people over profit.

Making the U.S.-Pakistan Relationship Less Toxic

The United States should work to change the game altogether through engaging Pakistan in new ways, including increasing humanitarian aid and supporting stronger democratic institutions.