We don’t call this “looting” because it is being done quietly in nice marbled office buildings in Washington and New York. We don’t call this “looting” because the looters wear designer suits and are very polite as they eagerly steal everything not nailed down to the floor.
- November 30, 2017Thirty-eight percent of the country won’t get a noticeable tax break when the cuts kick in.
- November 6, 2017Your boss, not you.
- June 1, 2017Taxing stock trades by 0.34 percent could potentially raise more than $800 billion, or 0.4 percent of GDP, over 10 years. There's your funding for food stamps.
- October 28, 2016A leading economist on why we should scrap the income tax for one on conspicuous consumption, and why we should consider a national guaranteed income.
- August 26, 2014Burger King plans to buy Tim Hortons, a Canadian company, in order to dodge US taxes.
- July 27, 2014The “self-made” man or woman, the symbol of American meritocracy, is disappearing. Six of today’s 10 wealthiest Americans are heirs to prominent fortunes.
- February 8, 2013 | Group ThinkThe economist says the government should spend on public services and charge banks a fee for their cash hordes.
- May 11, 2012 | Moyers & CompanyInsight on political ads and tax fairness with Kathleen Hall Jamieson and RoseAnn DeMoro.