Some labor leaders have already scorched proposals like the Green New Deal even as affected sectors continue to lose jobs.
The middle class is starting to look poor, but the president’s Council of Economic Advisers now argues that not even the poor are poor—all the better to cut programs that serve both groups.
For Main Street small businesses, the benefits of the Tax Act are peanuts. Nearly half of all the savings go to people making over $1 million a year.
With the estate tax further weakened, is it time to pivot to an inheritance tax?
Corporate public relations teams extol bonuses to pump up the Republican re-election effort, but many people will end up unemployed.
The Pentagon’s Office of Economic Adjustment mostly missed its chance to wean communities off America’s dependence on defense economics.
Just another chapter in the weird stories of the first family.
The Contract Buyers League thought they stamped out predatory contracts for deeds, but thanks to private equity firms, these practices targeting low-income communities of color have resurfaced.
Despite a growing consensus that corporate CEOs are overpaid, Washington’s CEO Pay Apologists Club mobilizes to strike down executive pay reforms.
Her plan would generate $260 billion over ten years, exclusively from multimillionaires and billionaires, to help reverse extreme wealth inequality.
The late pop star eschewed tax-dodging chicanery and will still leave a sizable fortune to his heirs—as well as to the taxpayers who helped him succeed.
We can’t just tax billionaires’ paychecks. We should tax the wealth they’ve already amassed.
The need for jobs, and the ecological limits to growth
In a tough economy with dwindling social supports, children of privilege have a bigger head start than ever.