The Basic Case For A Wealth Tax

By  Bob Lord and Lee Price, -

Changes in tax policy since 1980 have been driving U.S. inequality to levels not seen since the original Gilded Age. Reversing that trajectory — and restoring a more egalitarian society — will [...]

As Tax Scam Turns One, Critics Say Law Is ‘One Of The Biggest Transfers Of Wealth To Richest 1% In US History’

By Jake Johnson, -

"A year later, we can safely say that Republicans' tax overhaul was a huge payoff to donors, and a scam for average Americans." Massive corporations are "flush with leftover cash" and Wall Street [...]

Wall Street Thrives And Working People Struggle As GOP Tax Cut Turns One

By Max Moran, -

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 — the only major piece of legislation passed by the Trump administration — turns one year old this week. The law’s advocates promised it would create an economic [...]

Trump’s Tax Cuts, Budget And Deficits: Recession 2019?

By Jack Rasmus, -

Trump tax cuts and Trump’s budget will exacerbate U.S. budget deficits and debt and cause the central bank to raise interest rates even faster and higher. Lies and misrepresentation of facts have [...]

The Democrats’ Half-Assed Answer To The Trump Tax Cuts

The Democratic Party brain trust is floating new ideas on taxes. Their economics are questionable and their politics are worse. From the heart of Barack Obama’s exiled brain trust comes Jason [...]

How Workers Would Spend Corporate Tax Cut

By Thomas Kochan, -

Over 200 CEOs have said they will raise wages or give bonuses as a result of the large corporate income tax cut passed late last year by Congress. Some view their plans as simply a public [...]

After Scoring Huge Tax Cuts, Charles Koch Floods Ryan With Cash

  By Alex Kotch, International Business Times -

“Republicans never hid the fact that this tax bill was about pleasing their big donors,” Adam Smith, communications director at campaign finance reform nonprofit Every Voice, told International [...]

Activists Disrupt Tax Vote In Final Show Of Defiance

By Daniel Marans, -

WASHINGTON ― At least 63 activists were arrested Tuesday during protests of the Republican tax bill and how it could limit access to health care. Progressive activists disrupted the final [...]

Tax Bill: Stealing Money From College Education For Tax Cuts For Wealthy

By Jeff Bryant, -

New tax bills Congress just passed with zero input or support from Democrats hit higher education hard, but new legislation House Republicans are crafting will likely worsen the damage. As The [...]

Open Letter From William Barber To Mitch McConnell

By Rev. Dr. William J. Barber, II, -

We are writing to inform you that your faith is not in line with the Scriptures, nor with what your party’s first President called “the better angels of our nature.” This country’s most [...]

Newsletter – Countdown To Our Next Phase Of Resistance

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, -

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese. We are excited to announce our ten day countdown to the launch of the next phase of Popular Resistance. During the countdown, we are bringing you voices of [...]

The Tax-Cut Weapon In Their One-Sided Class War

By Nicole Colson, -

By Nicole Colson for Socialist Worker - AFTER FAILING so far to get a single major legislative accomplishment, the Trump administration is pressing hard for the tax plan to make it onto the [...]

National Low Income Housing Coalition On Tax Proposal

By Diane Yentel, -

By Diane Yentel for Natinal Low Income Housing Coalition. WASHINGTON, D.C.- The tax reform legislation proposed by House Republican leaders takes a historic step in directly revising the [...]

Indivisible Protests Paul Ryan’s Visit To Chestertown, MD

By Leann Schenke, -

By Leann Schenke Special from the Kent County News. Paul Ryan, along with U.S. Rep. Andy Harris (R-1st District), and jay Timmons, CEO of the National Association of Manufacturers were visiting [...]