The president promised a huge infrastructure boost. So why won’t he fix our trains?
If you can get past the fuzzy math, Trump’s budget means certain pain for most families — and big tax cuts for the wealthiest few.
The president’s budget won’t balance federal spending one bit, but it’ll move a lot of money up to the rich.
A new report looks at pro-austerity CEOs who seek to widen tax haven loopholes.
It’s time to seize upon AIPAC’s strategic blunder of singling Israel out for special treatment in Washington and push for an end to U.S. military aid to Israel.
Neither party adequately addresses the largest item in the discretionary budget: the Pentagon.
DC government funding for the arts has declined over 65% from Fy09 to Fy12, and private funding is down as well. Join DCCAH director Lionell Thomas, Busboys and Poets founder Andy Shallal, Ward Two councilmember Jack Evans and for a panel discussion on Arts Funding in DC moderated by Robert Bettmann of the DC Advocates for the Arts.
Corporations benefit from tax breaks and loopholes, while armies get fortunes from governments. Without sacrificing social programs, there are better ways to balance the budget.
Reversing tax giveaways to the super-rich and the nation’s largest corporations could raise $4 trillion within a decade and avert possible government closures.