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The Movement for a Wealth Tax in Washington State

Forwarded from Geraldine Maslanka. By Chuck CollinsThis piece appeared on the inequality.org website with the heading: Legislators in Washington state are taking bold steps towards instituting a state-level wealth tax. The proposed tax is a 1 percent levy on wealth over $1 … Continue reading

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How to Climb out of the Financial Rut in NY State

On Feb. 5th R&R heard a presentation by Rebecca Saletan and Nick Lyndon on “The Invest in our New York Act”. It is a package of 6 bills for the State of NY. Together they are proposed to raise more … Continue reading

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Why are Drug Prices Going Through the Roof?

By Francesca Rheannon, Journalist Writer’s Voice with Francesca Rheannon, Producer and Host Twitter Accounts: @WritersVoice On Facebook & LinkedIn http://www.writersvoice.net/2017/11/wendell-potter-gerald-friedman/ Why are drug prices going through the roof? We talk with Wendell Potter about Big Pharma and what his new investigative journalism site, Tarbell, is … Continue reading

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Your Coming Tax Increase

Your Coming Tax Increase By David LeonhardtSEPT. 7, 2017 President Trump speaking about tax reform at an event in North Dakota on Wednesday. Credit Doug Mills/The New York Times A 19th-century economist named Adolph Wagner made a prediction that came … Continue reading

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Where the truth lies in Donald Trump’s tax reform pitch

During a speech on tax reform on Wednesday, President Donald Trump recalled memories of President Ronald Reagan’s rewrite of the tax code in the 1980s. “In 1986, Ronald Reagan led the world by cutting our corporate tax rate to 34%,” … Continue reading

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CRFB President: Trump’s Tax Plan Will Add $5.5 Trillion to the Debt

This column first appeared in Time Maya MacGuineas Apr 27, 2017 Maya MacGuineas is president of the nonpartisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget. President Trump is on the right track by turning focus toward fixing our nation’s broken tax … Continue reading

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