Another Tax Scam for the Rich

by Robert Reich Hard to believe, but the Trump administration is proposing yet another massive tax windfall for the rich. It would be to reduce their capital gains taxes. Those are taxes on the increased… Read More

Hurricane Florence’s Surge Is Expected to Hit Homes That Already Cost the Government Millions

The storm is pummeling coastal towns that are battling rising sea levels and have been repeatedly bailed out by federal flood insurance. by Lisa Song and Al Shaw Though the flooding from Hurricane Florence is… Read More

The Dangerous Myth of Deregulation

by Robert Reich Trump and his appointees are on a binge of deregulation that masks another kind of trickle-down economics, where the gains go to the top and the rest of us bear the risks… Read More

At-risk House Republicans say no to new tax bill

The White House and top congressional Republicans want to push for a House vote on a second round of tax cuts ahead of the midterms in hopes of bolstering their economic pitch to voters –… Read More

Conservative party donor calls for second public vote on Brexit

A Conservative party donor has called for a referendum to be held on the final Brexit deal, amid new warnings about the huge financial costs of leaving the EU without an agreement. Sir Simon Robertson,… Read More

We Now Have To Add The Trump Federal Employee Pay Freeeze To The Reasons Trump Might Shut Down The Government

Donald Trump has added another reason he might cause a government shutdown a month from now: no pay raise for federal employees of domestic federal agencies and departments. Trump notified House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI)… Read More