All news tagged with #Taxation

Jim Hightower, 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.
Jim Hightower, USA 02/14/2018 0

No, Big Corporations Shouldn’t Get Tax Breaks to Create Jobs

Governors and mayors insist that giving our tax dollars to corporations to lure them to move to our cities is good public policy.
Richard Eskow, USA 01/14/2018 0

The GOP’s 100-Year War Is Bigger Than Taxes or Trump

While the nation obsesses about Trump, he and his fellow Republicans are radically rewiring our political and economic order.
Ciara Torres-Spelliscy, USA 01/01/2018 0

17 Things We Learned about Money in Politics in 2017

First a confession. I did not write a “16 Things We Learned about Money in Politics in 2016.” It was a strange post-election period and I just couldn’t put pen to paper.
Michael Winship, 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.
Jake Johnson, 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
Jon Queally, 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.
Corporate Accountability, 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.
Jessica Corbett, USA 12/16/2017 0

Meat Tax Crucial, Says Analysis, to Combat Climate Crisis and Global Health Threats

"Driven by a global consensus around meat's negative contributions to climate change and global health epidemics such as obesity, cancer, and antibiotic resistance," meat may soon be taxed like carbon, sugar, and tobacco
Dave Lindorff, USA 12/08/2017 0

Time to Organize a Mass Movement in Defense of Social Security and Medicare for All

Now that it looks like the President Trump and the Republican Congress will succeed in ramming through the most regressive tax bill (not “reform” bill as the media keep slipping into calling it) in the history of the income tax, it’s time to gear up for the real battle — a battle that calls for not more lame Soros-funded, Democratic Party-led “resistance,” but rather a deadly serious mass movement to defend and expand Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid and what remains of federal welfare assistance.