One place to look for new revenue: the financial sector that got us into this mess in the first place.
BP's claim that taxpayers will pay nothing is likely to be little more than doublespeak.
Taxing speculation could take us a long way toward reining in Wall Street.
More and more Americans are saying: We want to pay for the things that are important to us.
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.