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USA 02/21/2018 0
The Republican War on Local Control
With increasing frequency, Republican state legislatures are passing preemption laws, which prevent cities, towns, villages, and counties from adopting policies that diverge from those of the state.
USA 02/21/2018 0
The GOP Monster Is Out of the Lab
And it's rampaging through Texas.
USA 02/16/2018 0
Americans Hate the Tax Bill Because It Wasn’t Written for Them
It’s odd that Washington Republicans are so loudly crowing about their passage of the Trump-McConnell-Ryan tax law.
USA 02/07/2018 0
The International Business Times reports that "Charles and David Koch and/or the business they operate could make between $1 billion and $1.4 billion more money each year" — that deserves repetition: each year — "thanks to the tax breaks in legislation passed in December by Republican members of Congress." (By 2027, "the top 1 percent of Americans will get 83 percent of the tax benefits.")
USA 01/01/2018 0
The Tax Bill Is the Grinchiest Christmas Gift Yet
At year's end, Donald Trump and Congress are putting a lump of "clean, beautiful coal" in our stockings.
USA 12/30/2017 0
The GOP Tax Plan Will Complete the Destruction of America’s Middle Class Wealth
The wealth of America’s middle class, under siege for four decades, is now hanging on life support.
USA 12/28/2017 0
GOP Tax Plan Would Give 15 of America’s Largest Corporations a $236B Tax Cut: Report
If you needed any more evidence that the GOP tax bill is a massive giveaway to the most profitable corporations in the country, a new report prepared for Sen. Bernie Sanders provides it
USA 12/24/2017 0
Analysis Shows More Than Half of Total Trump-GOP Tax Plan Benefits Go to Richest 5%
In order to pay for massive cuts for wealthy and permanent tax giveaway to corporations, rates on low- and middle-income families will increase significantly in 2027. Who benefits? Probably not you.
USA 12/23/2017 0
GOP Tax Plan Is Of, By and For the Corporations
Congress must reject this bill. It’s bad for our democracy, bad for people and bad for the planet.
USA 10/27/2017 0
Candybars and Billionaires: This Year’s Real Halloween Horror
The family that has made billions off trick-or-treat candy has gone generations without paying any appreciable tax on its enormous fortune. And the Trump tax plan, if adopted, would ax a huge chunk of the tax on the family’s income.