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Tax Breaks for the Rich

The New Middle Ages

Gini Graham Scott | Posted 09.18.2013 | Business
Gini Graham Scott

Today, as the rich get richer and the poor get poorer, it seems we are approach a new Middle Ages in America, as inequality increasingly spreads through the land.

How You Can Take Advantage Of Romney's Tax Breaks

Reuters | Linda Stern | Posted 09.28.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON, Sept 26 (Reuters) - Much was made of multimillionaire candidate Mitt Romney's tax status when he released his 2011 tax return on Sept. 21....

The Romney Definition Of Rich

Bloomberg View | Deborah Solomon | Posted 09.05.2012 | Business

Bloomberg View: Who does Mitt Romney consider rich? It's not an existential question but a mathematical one, and the answer could shed light on o...

Michael McAuliff

House Passes Small Business Tax Break That Helps Wealthy | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A $46 billion tax break that would go disproportionately to the wealthy and add to the deficit passed the House of Representatives on Th...

Michael McAuliff

Small Business Tax Cut Would Help Stars, Hedge Funds | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Majority Leader Eric Cantor on Wednesday unveiled a $46 billion economic stimulus bill that would cut taxes for small businesses -...

Saki Knafo

Occupy Wall Street: The "Millionaires March" | Saki Knafo | Posted 12.11.2011 | New York

In an effort to draw attention to economic policies that favor the rich, a few hundred protesters took a tour of the luxury apartment buildings and to...

Where Do Progressives Go From Here?

Robert Creamer | Posted 10.02.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

No doubt about it. There is widespread disappointment among progressives at the outcome of the debt ceiling deal. So where do we go from here?

In a Democracy, Freedom of Assembly Trumps "Free Enterprise"

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

It's illegal in America to buy or sell a human being, but a recorded conversation between a Republican governor and a guy he thought was a billionaire shows that it's still possible to own a politician.

The Realpolitik Behind the Tax Deal

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

Behind any big historic political bargain there are usually big, bottom-line self interests. The case of the tax deal negotiated by the Democratic White House and Republican Leadership is no exception.