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IRS building

It’s absurd to expect agency auditors to sort out confusing, outdated campaign finance laws and regulations.

General Electric

The tax savings of 19 US companies that park their money abroad would be more than enough to cover the $85 billion sequester cuts.

Megaphone that reads Tax the Rich

The decline of the progressive income tax and the rise of inequality.

Dollar bills

In the looming debt-ceiling fight, progressives must make the case for protecting social programs, raising revenues and cutting the Pentagon budget.

What really happened on Capitol Hill this week, and a look ahead to the budget battles on the horizon. 

California flag

Local and state governments are gaining the ability to restore basic services and infrastructure.

How to get yourself to the edge of the fiscal abyss and not jump. 

Explaining the “magic" of private equity in eight simple steps.

Andrew Cuomo

Contrary to the spin, New York’s new tax plan privileges millionaires at the expense of the 99 percent.

When Congress, the president and the media run roughshod over popular will and citizen action, small-d democracy pays the price.

Blogs

How hard will it be to negotiate with congressional Republicans? Ask the Republican senator who thinks voters are ignorant about fiscal math.

November 12, 2012

Romney’s campaign has yet to release a lot of damning information about the GOP candidate’s tax returns. 

October 24, 2012

New fundraising numbers suggest Obama can’t out-raise Romney enough to compensate for the cascade of dishonest attacks on his record coming from Karl Rove and company. 

June 7, 2012

As corporations quit, shadowy group disbands task force that developed voter suppression and “shoot first” laws. But ALEC still pushes "model" bills that attack labor, environment, education.

April 17, 2012

What elements are crucial for a fair taxation system in the United States, and why do they matter?

April 12, 2012

Members of the US House will, in a series of votes Thursday, have an opportunity to offer their views not just on the Obama budget and Paul Ryan's budget, but also on the Congressional Progressive Caucus "Budget for All."

March 28, 2012

If Newt Gingrich does make it into the White House, he will have a “direct and personal debt” to billionaire Sheldon Adelson.

January 30, 2012

National Nurses United and the AFL-CIO have been urging the White House to stop opposing a global financial transactions tax. It’s working.

November 3, 2011

On the streets, at the Vatican, at the G-20, in Congress and in front of the US Treasury building: The call is rising for a financial transactions tax. It will get a lot louder in coming days.

October 26, 2011

America is not broke. But it has broken priorities. The Congressional Progressive Caucus has the right fix: save trillions, put Americans back to work and protect Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security. How? End the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, tax millionaires, negotiate Medicare drug prices.
 

October 15, 2011