When taxes were higher, this nation built a vibrant middle-class life for millions.
Our highways and bridges are decaying.
The $7-billion reconstruction of the Bay Bridge between San Francisco and Oakland is in the hands of a state-subsidized Chinese company.
To pay for a jobs program to save our economy, millionaires and billionaires should start paying their fair share of taxes.
It's too late to move energy over into the public sector, but we can do a whole lot better on subsidies, permits, and regulations
Years after the Enron debacle, traders are still fleecing consumers through obscure electricity market loopholes.
House lawmakers, who control the federal purse strings for the nation's water supplies, spend nearly $1 million a year on bottled water.
Republicans want to rip the heart out of the future and bury it at the intersection of crumbling highways and a falling-down bridge to nowhere.
Some of this revenue should be used for long overdue investments in education, health care, and energy retrofits.
It's easier for Wall Street to keep milking current fossil and agricultural fuel subsidies.