One of the deficit's biggest causes--George W. Bush's tax cuts--deserves more attention.
Low taxes on the income made from investments gives the richest Americans an unfair advantage.
How can a civilized nation afford to hand the heirs of the super-rich billions of dollars tax-free and not afford to keep teachers in classrooms?
Many Americans are struggling to hang onto their houses and apartments.
The military claims more than half our taxes.
The rich actually pay a lower percentage of their total income in taxes than do the poor.
Nearly all Americans got a tax cut but don't know it.
Punishing whistleblowers sends the wrong message.
Progressives and tea party activists: Where we agree, disagree, and how we can find common good.
Matt Ryan, the mayor of Binghamton, New York, is sick and tired of watching people in local communities "squabble over crumbs," as he puts it, while so much local money pours into the Pentagon's coffers and into America's wars.