Making the World Safe for Trust Fund Babies

Making the World Safe for Trust Fund Babies

Real wages have stagnated for decades. Homeownership rates are down. College debt is weighing down young people entering the workforce. Millions of low-wage workers eke by on a minimum wage of $7.25 an hour. As the American Dream slips away for millions of people in...
Astoundingly Legal Corporate Tax Thievery

Astoundingly Legal Corporate Tax Thievery

Did you scramble to get your taxes done this year at the last minute? Yeah, me too. I really didn’t mind paying what I owe — but I hate having to pay the taxes owed by the likes of JPMorgan Chase, ExxonMobil, and Amazon. They’re just a few of the...
Highway Funding Runs out of Gas

Highway Funding Runs out of Gas

Lawmakers writing the transportation spending bill have a problem. Actually they have 89 billion problems, because that’s how many dollars they are short between what they want to spend over the next six years and the revenue bean counters expect. Considering...