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If we extrapolate from the current trend lines, democracy will be gone in a couple decades, melted away like the polar ice. But although down, democracy is not out.
No actual taxpayers are going to face anything remotely close to the tax rate critics of the Biden tax plan are claiming.
With the Afghanistan War finally ending, we shouldn’t squander our “peace dividend” on costly weapons or military bloat.
While low-wage employees lost hours, jobs, and lives, their CEOs got raises. It’s time to tax huge CEO-worker pay gaps.
By mislabelling the radical members of the Republican Party “conservative,” the mainstream media gives them a veneer of respectability.
Redistributing wealth downward, new calculations suggest, can make societies richer.
The implosion of Archegos is an early warning sign about the next generation of unaccountable capital and exotic, risky financial instruments hidden inside ‘family offices.’
Wealthy workers moving into central, walkable neighborhoods has long caused gentrification, but global capital is exacerbating the situation.
Critics of Donor-Advised Funds, or DAFs, have long argued that they starve nonprofits of much-needed funds by “warehousing” charitable donations.