Issues / Inequality
This simple question can’t seem to get a simple answer. A look at some new attempts to explain why.
The Fight for $15 campaign has grown into a broad-based social movement.
With outright lies dominating the estate tax debate on Capitol Hill, two Washington Post columnists have incredibly different takes on the untruths of the anti-tax crowd.
A new report reveals just how much the restaurant industry’s current low-wage model costs ordinary taxpayers.
Restaurant jobs are among the lowest paid, but corporate executives get big tax write-offs for their business lunches.
More robust estate taxes could cover the cost of making public colleges and universities tuition-free.
America’s billionaires minimize their tax burdens, making the rest of us pick up their tab.
McDonald’s is the latest mega-rich corporate employer to announce it will give workers a raise.
President Obama and some members of Congress think the easiest way to fund infrastructure is by granting corporations a large tax cut on their untaxed offshore profits.
In the wake of Walmart’s decision to raise workers’ wages, Dollar General announced it will offer better schedules.