Addressing rising inequality will require fixing our unfair economic system, not impugning poor families for being poor.
Josh Hoxie is the Director of the Project on Opportunity and Taxation at the Institute for Policy Studies IPS-dc.org
It takes serious mental gymnastics to argue that Trump's tax agenda would benefit the average working Joe or Jane.
The president's budget won't balance federal spending one bit — but it'll move a lot of money up to the rich.
Trump says he'll spike bad trade deals, but he's still letting the big corporations that write them make the rules.
If Obama's health law is reversed, taxes will go down for the rich and up for the poor, while millions lose coverage.
With Washington looking hopeless, it's up to local communities to close the gap between the richest and the rest.