Tagged: Obama administration
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.
"What we're looking at right now is the possibility of changing the U.S.' uncritical support of Israel — for the first time," says Phyllis Bennis on Al Jazeera.
The President’s populist budget will leave Republicans scrambling to explain why they don’t support it.
Benjamin Netanyahu will lobby Congress from the same podium where President Obama gave the State of the Union at the invite of John Boehner. Phyllis Bennis and Michael Tomasky join MSNBC's The Last Word to discuss why.
Phyllis Bennis says the invitation issued to Netanyahu to speak to U.S. Congress, and the call for more sanctions against Iran, is a call for war
Before Obama's State of the Union address falls out of the news cycle, here are the foreign policy tidbits you need to remember.
Obama made some good points, some big omissions, and got some things just plain wrong.
Obama officials have presented the big bank fee as an alternative to a financial transaction tax — but these taxes address two very different problems.
Advancing tuition-free community college is only the latest example of the bold actions he’s suddenly taking.
From Thomas Piketty to Black Lives Matter, inequality remains a top issue for Americans. Here’s a roundup of the top 5 inequality moments of 2014.