In OtherWords: April 8, 2015

In OtherWords: April 8, 2015

This week in OtherWords, I talk about how tax credit turbulence distorts the wind business and Phyllis Bennis explains why Iran’s nuclear deal scored a win for peace over war. Do you want to make sure you don’t miss the latest from OtherWords? Please subscribe...
Want to See Where Your Taxes Go?

Want to See Where Your Taxes Go?

Millions of Americans file their federal income tax returns by April 15 each year with no idea what the government actually does with all that money. This is surprising, considering that individuals are our nation’s primary bill payers. Income taxes paid by...
This Week in OtherWords: April 9, 2014

This Week in OtherWords: April 9, 2014

This week, we’re running our annual OtherWords Tax Day special edition. Chuck Collins and Bob Lord explain how billionaires are bypassing the estate tax and what’s wrong with that. Jim Hightower and cartoonist Khalil Bendib skewer Caterpillar Inc. for an...
WhatsApp with the Estate Tax?

WhatsApp with the Estate Tax?

What does Facebook’s recent purchase of WhatsApp have to do with the estate tax? Actually, a good bit, if you’re concerned about America’s concentration of wealth. Why? Because an economy needs effective checks and balances. A tax on inherited...
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