The “Fix the Debt” lobby group called a recent IPS report “lies and mudslinging.” But rather than attacking IPS research, the group may want to focus on resolving their own inconsistencies.
Offshore tax dodging costs United States $150 billion annually — groups illustrate impact with 16 dramatic ways lost revenue could be used.
Without trimming the safety net, an Institute for Policy Studies framework would shrink the federal budget deficit by $881 billion per year while making the United States more equitable, green, and secure.
Don’t believe the cliff hype.
Your Social Security or the fiscal cliff?
New Report: CEOs Pushing Social Security Cuts are Sitting on Massive Retirement Funds While Underfunding Worker Pensions
A new report by IPS shows that “Fix the Debt” CEOs hold an average of $9 million each to put toward retirement, but are running deficits in pension funds for their own employees.
A Pension Deficit Disorder: The Massive CEO Retirement Funds and Underfunded Worker Pensions at Firms Pushing Social Security Cuts
This report analyzes the retirement policies of the U.S. corporations leading the “Fix the Debt” campaign, which is calling for reduced spending on senior citizens’ benefits as part of a deal on the national debt.
Fact Sheet: “Rebalancing our National Security: The Benefits of Implementing a Unified Security Budget”
We can save $440 billion over a 10-year period without compromising national security.
Paul Ryan’s spending plans call for slashing the money the State Department can use to protect diplomats.
Cutting the deficit doesn’t have to hurt. John Cavanagh describes seven places in the budget where we can make cuts that actually make our country greener, more secure, and more sustainable.
The rich don’t much like paying taxes when tax rates run high — or low.
Even if sequestration cuts across all military programs, this sort of ham-handed approach is safely doable.
The Super Committee’s failure to produce a deal gives us all breathing room to construct a successful path forward for America.
While the Supercommitee appears ready for failure, new report lays out reforms worth $824 billion per year – seven times the supercommittee’s mandate.
How to pay for the crisis while making our nation more equitable, green, and secure.