Issues / Inequality
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.
In 15 seconds, this hit series may have exposed more people to America’s biggest CEO pay loophole than 15 years of studies and reports.
This report provides a new understanding of the growing ways in which those in poverty are disproportionately targeted, marginalized, and prosecuted.
Estate tax critics never let facts get in the way of a good story.
The taxes we pay should bankroll quality public services, not corporations and overpaid CEOs.