While the White House and much of the media spun the hurried late-night move as a victory for the middle class, it was a win paid for with new tax cuts worth hundreds of billions of dollars for America's wealthiest families.
If the top two percent is up in arms about losing their Bush tax cuts, why aren't they generating any street heat?
Recent research debunks some of the most common arguments against raising taxes on the richest Americans.
This commonsense guide to avoiding the fiscal swindle would nearly eliminate the budget deficit while making the United States more equitable, green, and secure.
Your Social Security or the fiscal cliff?
Yesterday's ideas about curbing the ultra-rich's power remain just as relevant as ever.
Those job numbers are good for Obama, but don't say whether the economy is truly getting healthier.
Median family income is sliding, the social safety net is tattered, and only the top 5 percent are making any real monetary headway.
A quick review of presidential track records shows that giving the rich tax breaks doesn't spur job creation and economic growth.
The goofy stunts weren't the only game-changers.