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We Deserve Better

We Deserve Better

by Alyson Chadwick |   Conventional Republican wisdom is that the fewer taxes people pay and the simpler the tax code is, the happier and wealthier we all …

April 22, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Is This America’s Cruelest Company?

Is This America’s Cruelest Company?

by dave-dr-gonzo | This article from Think Progress has us saying, “Yes.” More than one-thousand ex-coal miners are …

April 20, 2014 / More... ( comments)

New York City Eyeing $15 Minimum Wage

by Alan | The nation’s largest city may raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour for companies with yearly sales…

April 17, 2014 / More... ( comments)

CBO Lowers Obamacare Costs Projection By $104 Billion

by Alan | You won’t hear this from Obamacare-haters. Specifically, the report stated that the ACA’s coverage provisions will likely cost…

April 17, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Time for a New Populist Party?

by Dave Van Slyke | Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich today suggested the time may be right for a new populist movement or…

April 16, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Rumsfeld: ‘I Have Absolutely No Idea…Whether [My] Tax Payments Are Accurate’

Rumsfeld: ‘I Have Absolutely No Idea…Whether [My] Tax Payments Are Accurate’ by Alan | That I & most Americans have no idea whether our taxes are accurate tells us something. My annual letter to the #IRS: pic.twitter.com/BFh0AXTvAk — Donald Rumsfeld (@RumsfeldOffice) April 15, 2014…

April 15, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Republican Governor Bans Minimum Wage Increases And Paid Sick Leave Laws

Republican Governor Bans Minimum Wage Increases And Paid Sick Leave Laws

by Alan | Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin is doing the exact opposite of what many civilized states and…

April 15, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Tax Day Stunt: Republican Party Sues IRS

Tax Day Stunt: Republican Party Sues IRS

by Alan | The Republican Party is suing the Internal Revenue Service, claiming it’s withheld records from the…

April 15, 2014 / More... ( comments)

If ‘Corporations Are People, My Friend,’ Why Do They Pay Just 12.6% In Taxes?

If ‘Corporations Are People, My Friend,’ Why Do They Pay Just 12.6% In Taxes?

by Alan | Taegan Goddard at Wonkwire: Andrew Ross Sorkin provides a rundown of the tax perks available…

April 15, 2014 / More... ( comments)

March’s Deficit Lowest Since 2000

March’s Deficit Lowest Since 2000

by Alan | The budget deficit for the first half of 2014 is $413 billion, $187 billion less…

April 14, 2014 / More... ( comments)

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