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Corporate Tax Cuts Are Really Just Tax Cuts For The Rich

Republicans are proposing a huge, huge cut in corporate tax rates. They are also proposing to let giant, multinational corporations keep much of the money they already owe on profits they have stashed in "offshore" tax havens. Lower tax rates mean higher after-tax...

Save Our Financial Protections; Save the CFPB

Wall Street's business model is fraud. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) was created to fight fraud. So naturally, Wall Street and Republicans in Congress are trying to kill the CFPB as fast as they can. The CFPB came into existence after the public...

Tax Cuts Defund the Very Things That Boost the Economy

After eight years of complaining about "Obama deficits," Republicans are proposing huge, dramatic, unprecedented tax cuts, especially for corporations. President Trump wants the corporate tax rate cut from 35 percent down to 15, denying the government $2 trillion of...

An Innovative Solution To Corporate Taxation: Stocks!

While we're talking about taxes... The Zero Hour with RJ Eskow recently spoke with economist Dean Baker, co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research, about "A New Way to Make Corporations Pay Their Fair Share." [fve][/fve]...

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