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Undocumented immigrants are being hunted down and kicked out of the country—but Washington remains more than happy to take their taxes. more

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Contrary to Trump’s promises, the tax cuts for working people are “so small they could be erased by your rising health-insurance premiums. The same cannot be said for the rich- by 2027, the top 1 percent will be gobbling up 83 percent of tax cuts. more

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Randen Pederson

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

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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

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

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“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

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Jesse Myerson

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

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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

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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

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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

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

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

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“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

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

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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

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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

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

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

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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

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