Randen Pederson

Hell, with my newfound largess, I may even decide to splurge and buy organic bananas. more

Jan 28, 2018 11:00 PM Dispatches


George Hodan

In stories and statistics, Alston’s report presents a shocking portrait of mass unemployment, child poverty and homelessness in America—at this time when Republicans are determined to cut social services for those who need them most. more

Jan 9, 2018 1:01 PM Op-Eds

We all get growing inequality for Christmas, hooray! Check out this astounding holiday gift list! more

Dec 21, 2017 8:33 AM Dispatches

“If you had asked me in January where we would be today, I would have painted a darker picture. The reason is the millions of people who have called. emailed, gotten arrested, stood in the freezing cold to sing tax-themed carols and everything else.” more

Dec 18, 2017 12:21 PM Dispatches


Jesse Myerson

Constituents visited Indiana Rep. Trey Hollingsworth's office to confront him about the tax bill. They were stonewalled for eight hours. more

Dec 14, 2017 8:00 AM Dispatches

One of the remarked-upon features of the House version of the Republican tax bill currently headed to reconciliation is that it would tax tuition waivers given to graduate students as income. Graduate students are ready to fight back. more

Dec 8, 2017 12:50 PM Dispatches 1 Comments


MH Action

Members of Manufactured Home Action, a nationwide organization of mobile home residents, are fighting to connect their struggles around housing to the broad struggle against inequality. more

Dec 5, 2017 11:00 AM Dispatches


Sarah Bigney

Maine Senator Susan Collins was one of three votes to stop ACA repeal. But last week, after getting empty promises that are already being walked back, she voted for a tax bill that include big healthcare cuts. Her constituents are not pleased. more

Dec 5, 2017 7:00 AM Dispatches


Flickr (Donkey Hotey)

The interests of students, student loan borrowers and investments in higher education are being sacrificed on the altar of trickle down economics. more

Dec 4, 2017 1:56 PM Dispatches 1 Comments


Thomas W.P. Slatin (flickr)

Sarah Jaffe and Jody Calemine talk about the new tax bill,and its striking similarities to Reaganomics. more

Nov 30, 2017 11:00 AM Dispatches

“Most people want to see the wealthy pay their fair share and to see government budgets that actually invest in and create jobs as opposed to just sprinkling helicopter-loads full of cash on rich zip codes.” more

Nov 29, 2017 6:00 AM Dispatches

Hurry, hurry, hurry! (Before anyone has a chance to read the fine print.) more

Nov 16, 2017 8:58 AM Dispatches

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Marinus van Reymerswaele

Trump University—notorious for fleecing its students—is the perfect metaphor for the Donald Trump-Paul Ryan $1.5 trillion tax plan, heavily tilted toward corporations and the rich. more

Nov 10, 2017 12:28 PM Dispatches 1 Comments

When President Trump isn’t tormenting the families of fallen soldiers, he’s hard at work trying to give rich people a fat tax cut. In fairness, he isn’t the only one trying to give a big handout to wealthy people. more

Oct 19, 2017 11:57 AM Dispatches


Trump's tax plan is a huge giveaway to the owners of capital. Economist Marshall Steinbaum explains how to fight it. more

Oct 4, 2017 11:47 AM Dispatches



There are benefits aplenty for the wealthy, but a dangerous lack of specifics for everyone else more

Sep 29, 2017 2:29 PM Dispatches

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Louis Linton #daytrips to Kentucky to sell a tax plan that will mostly benefit people that wear $1,000 pants. more

Aug 22, 2017 5:26 PM Dispatches



Agonizing over public school budget woes, a teacher takes on an unexpected target. more

Aug 9, 2017 10:26 AM Public School Shakedown


Mark Dixon

Carbon dividends could represent the most viable path toward taxing pollution and climate changing emissions in the United States, as well as the beginnings of a universal basic income. more

Aug 8, 2017 10:19 AM Dispatches