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Tax cuts news and analysis from The Nation
April 28, 2017
It’s Groundhog Day in Washington, With Trump Peddling the Same Old Reaganite Snake Oil
Tax cuts for the wealthy didn’t increase government revenue then, and they’re not going to now. It’s mourning again in America.
April 18, 2017
As the Rest of Us Pay Our Taxes, Demand That Wall Street Billionaires Pay Their Fair Share
The Trump administration wants to give the 1 percent even more of a break.
March 7, 2017
The Republican Health-Care Bill Is the Worst of So Many Worlds
This attempt to repeal Obamacare fails on every score—except cutting rich people’s taxes.
February 21, 2017
Defending Our Borders From Hell-Demons From Another Dimension
“Only Trump can make Americans safe again!”
January 5, 2017
Trump Is Signaling a Trade War, but It’s Not as Disastrous as You May Think
The Trump trade agenda is remarkably consistent—and will happen quickly.
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December 21, 2016
The GOP Is Ready for Tax Reform, but Tax Reform Is Hard
Trump’s tax plan will face roadblocks from special interests, internal congressional differences, and just plain old math.
December 7, 2016
How to Expose Trump’s Dastardly Bait-and-Switch
Trump is not an economic populist, he’s just playing one on TV.
Robert L. Borosage
December 2, 2016
Trump’s Infrastructure Plan Is a Full-on Privatization Assault
There’s a much better way to create jobs and rebuild our country’s crumbling infrastructure.
November 21, 2016
Senate Republicans Don’t Really Want to Govern in the Era of Trump
Mitch McConnell has no use for power other than acquiring and maintaining it.
October 13, 2016
Trump Is Tricking You About His Tax Plan
He’s pretending to be tough on the wealthy while sliding them massive benefits.