Feb 01, 2015
Chris Christie and the Republican default on public investment.
Apr 29, 2015
Protecting democracy from oligarchic dominance is, once again, a central imperative of American politics.
Apr 30, 2015
Aspiring to own a home and pursue an education are quintessentially American ideals. It's time to make those dreams accessible again.
Dec 15, 2017
Tax policy, which can be deadly dull, hasn’t inspired much enthusiasm for activist campaigns—until now. Advocates could leverage this energy to push for a progressive tax code.
Dec 04, 2017
If there’s trillions of dollars we can shower on the rich, there’s trillions we can redirect to rebuild a decent America.
Nov 13, 2017
Basically, nothing. But will that be sufficient to peel away voters?
Nov 02, 2017
The Republican tax plan doesn’t touch 401(k)s as feared, but these accounts still don’t meet the retirement needs of most Americans.
Oct 19, 2017
Trump and Republicans peddle the myth that money for corporations will trickle down to workers.
Sep 27, 2017
Trump’s proposed tax cuts, mostly on corporations and the wealthy, will do nothing to help the people who elected him president.
Aug 28, 2017
Democracy watchdogs must stand firm against conservative attempts to hijack how the country’s founding document evolves.
Aug 18, 2017
When you consider how the GOP will finance their steep tax cuts, things look even grimmer for low- and middle-income Americans.
Aug 09, 2017
How New York’s budget crisis was used to roll back expansive government
Jul 31, 2017
It’s one of the wealthiest states, but it’s shrinking—and the governing Democrats are divided over what to do.
Jul 20, 2017
The Republicans’ budgetary blueprint paves the path for tax cuts for the wealthy, a military buildup, and spending cuts for entitlement programs.
Jul 07, 2017
Real tax reform is hard. So a growing bloc of tax-cut enthusiasts wants to rewrite the rules of the game to secure rate reductions for the rich.
Jul 03, 2017
The president’s proposal to defund the nation’s flagship domestic service program is unwise and unpatriotic. Lawmakers should look elsewhere to make cuts.
Jun 16, 2017
States are showing signs of fiscal stress with little notice or expectation of assistance from Washington.
Jun 08, 2017
Support for low- and middle-income families can benefit the broader economy.