The Tax Plan Moms Need

The Tax Plan Moms Need

During his speech announcing that the U.S. is ditching the Paris climate accords, President Trump took a strange detour to declare “our tax bill is moving along in Congress, and I believe it’s doing very well. I think a lot of people will be very...
The History of Taxes, in One Mega-Rich Family

The History of Taxes, in One Mega-Rich Family

David Rockefeller has just passed away. You may have already heard that news. You may have not. America’s major media outlets haven’t treated Rockefeller’s death — at age 101 — as a top-of-the-news story. How things change. Once upon a time, any breaking news that...
Reducing Inequality in the Trump Era

Reducing Inequality in the Trump Era

In a lot of ways, 2016 was a big year for reducing inequality. Five states raised their minimum wage through citizen-led ballot initiatives. A job-killing free trade agreement, the TPP, was blocked as a result of massive public demonstrations against it. More...