Issues / Economy
A scion of one of America's top fortunes has just exposed our "charitable-industrial complex."
It is easy to fall under the misconception that GDP is a reliable indicator of economic growth or of a country's well-being.
A new bill would close a corporate tax loophole that promotes executive excess. IPS has been calling for a fix to this outrageous glitch in the tax code for two decades.
Our current economy, based on insatiable extraction and consumption, is simply unsustainable - for the planet as well as for us.
Experts will discuss the military budget, job creation, and rebalancing our national security in an interactive dialog that will be broadcast across the country.
You know things are bad when the Summer White House can't afford to stay open on the Fourth of July.
The market has stopped working for working people.
There would be no need for our elected leaders to trim our safety net if our richest corporations didn't turn avoiding their fair share of taxes into an art form.
With a million people demonstrating in the streets of Brazil, everyone's scrambling to understand how a 20-cent bus fare hike turned into a social revolt.
U.S. rates on wealth have fallen while rates on labor income have gone up. That's unsustainable.