Apple’s CEO says he welcomes a review of the U.S. corporate tax system, but his company has spent a lot of money lobbying Congress to keep the status quo. Continue reading
From the first rumblings of the sub-prime mortgage meltdown, the Bill Moyers team has stayed on the story of the 2008 economic collapse and its continuing aftermath with bold, original reporting, essays and insightful interviews. From economists to community organizers, Wall Street financiers to historians, Moyers’ guests have provided powerful insight into the roots of the crisis and have stimulated a crucial national dialogue on its causes, effects and possible solutions.
EXPLORE The Economy
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, or OEDC, has released its latest data. The United States has one of the highest rates of inequality, topped only by three countries in a select group of developed market economies. Continue reading
Economic equality advocates Rachel LaForest and Madeline Janis share how social action can change both policy and lives. Continue reading
A new Demos study estimates that American taxpayers fund nearly 2 million private-sector jobs that pay workers less than $24,000 a year ($12 an hour or less). That’s more low-wage jobs than Walmart and McDonald’s combined. Continue reading