Archive for the ‘Tax Policy’ Category

Our tax debate is more cramped than ever

November 24th, 2015

Hillary’s attacking Bernie for raising taxes on the middle class, which both suggests a serious constraint on a truly progressive policy agenda and may be necessary to get elected. Even while the firm is already as master tax avoider, Pfizer is inverting–moving its tax mailbox to Ireland while keeping its operations largely here (and thus… Read more

We are the 99.9997%!!

November 5th, 2015

If you’re someone who worries about ample revenues to meet the challenges we face now and in the future, or you think we have enough market-driven inequality without the tax system making it worse, then you cannot be especially sanguine about the tax plans of the R’s running for president. But Sen. Rubio’s plan, which… Read more

“Free stuff:” the hypocrisy of a growing campaign theme

November 2nd, 2015

[So, we were hanging around the water cooler the other day reflecting on this “free stuff” meme. That conversation led to this guest post written by Ben Spielberg, Cecile Murray, and Bryann DaSilva. Add up their ages and you’d probably get pretty close to mine–in other words, these millennials give me hope! –JB] At last week’s… Read more