Tax the Rich

Trump’s Tax Giveaway To The Rich Is Bigger Than You Thought

Take Action Now Measures of the Trump administration generated a massive tax relief that has favored the ultra-rich and less revenue for social reinvestment By Mary Papenfuss,…

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The Real Reason It’s So Hard To Tax Billionaires

Take Action Now The real reason it’s hard to tax billionaires is because they’re the ones in charge. By Christopher Orlet, CounterPunch A recent NPR story attempted to explain why it is…

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Facebook Leaks Show Tech Giant Is Worse Than We Thought

Take Action Now Alex Shephard, The New Republic Speaking to Recode earlier this year, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg made his case for Facebook. “I think if you look at the grand arc here,…

Private Equity Pioneers Stepping Down After Wreaking Havoc and Getting Rich

Take Action Now Sam Pizzigati, Inequality.org [It’s just not clear to most Americans how much damage has been caused by the private equity industry. Far from being ‘just another part of…

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Americans Want The Rich To Pay More Taxes

Take Action Now Tim Ryan Williams, Vox As debate over Democrats’ Build Back Better Act has intensified, the $3.5 trillion social spending bill has remained strikingly popular in polls. That may be…

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Does Anyone Care About the Pandora Papers?

Take Action Now By Charles Lenchner Yesterday we published the original reporting about the Pandora Papers – a treasure trove of leaked documents about the rich and powerful evading taxes. The…

The Pandora Papers: Newly Released Treasure Trove of Tax Cheats

Take Action Now By Emilia Díaz-Struck, Delphine Reuter, Agustin Armendariz, Jelena Cosic, Jesús Escudero, Miguel Fiandor Gutiérrez, Mago Torres, Karrie Kehoe, Margot Williams, Denise Hassanzade Ajiri…

Taxpayers Still Subsidizing Big Oil — End It Now!

Take Action Now By Ro Khanna and Earl Blumenauer, San Francisco Chronicle Each year, Big Oil receives more than $20.5 billion a year in federal and state subsidies. Many of these subsidies are…

Reconciliation

Reconciliation: How Democrats Can Win Right Now

Take Action Now By Harold Meyerson, The American Prospect [This week could be labeled ‘Reconciliation Madness Week’, and it deserves our attention. Biden’s signature programs are at…

‘Bipartisan’ Means They’re Doing It Wrong

Take Action Now By Cody Fenwick, Alternet When Joe Biden ran for president, he touted his history in the Senate and as vice president of making deals across the aisle and working with Republicans. He…