Sarah Anderson

Sarah Anderson

Sarah Anderson directs the Global Economy Project of the Institute for Policy Studies, and is a co-editor of Inequality.org. @Anderson_IPS

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Thursday, January 10, 2013
4 Modest Wishes for New Treasury Secretary Jack Lew
I happily joined the more than 200,000 people who’ve signed the “Paul Krugman for Treasury Secretary” progressive fantasy petition .
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Thursday, January 03, 2013
'Fix the Debt' Readies Its Trojan Horse for Next Budget Fight
Over the last three months, the Fix the Debt campaign, led by more than 100 big company CEOs, has unleashed a firestorm of ads, blanketing political news web sites and entirely plastering the Capitol South Metro station used by most Congressional staffers.
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Friday, December 14, 2012
EU's Landslide Vote for 'Robin Hood Tax'
Under pressure to address a massive deficit, legislators voted overwhelmingly this week in favor of a tax on financial speculation. This really happened, I swear. OK, it was in Europe, not the United States. But it could happen here—and it should.
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Wednesday, November 14, 2012
The Trojan Horse in the Debt Debate
It's budget showdown time in Washington. With various tax increases and spending cuts set to kick in at the end of the year, the pressure is on for Republicans and Democrats to make a deal.
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Wednesday, November 07, 2012
Those Fighting Economic Inequality Rewarded by Voters
Members of Congress who received good marks in an Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) report card on inequality fared well in the election.
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Monday, October 29, 2012
10 Filthy-Rich, Tax-Dodging Hypocrites Pushing Disastrous Austerity on America
Brace yourself for one of the most aggressive corporate lobbying campaigns of all time. And one of the most hypocritical.
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Sunday, October 14, 2012
European Victory on Taxing Speculation
European campaigners for a financial transaction tax have done some awfully goofy things over the past three years.
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Wednesday, October 03, 2012
Democratic Dishonor Roll on Inequality
Want to know how your reps on Capitol Hill rate on inequality? Check out a new Congressional Report Card for the 99 Percent issued by my organization, the Institute for Policy Studies.
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Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Nurses Push Tax on Trades to Help Sick
Of all the street actions leading up to the NATO summit, the one that might seem most perplexing is a nurses’ rally for a tax on securities trades. Financial markets are pretty remote from hospital bedsides, you might think. Why would nurses get mixed up in an issue like that?
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Friday, May 04, 2012
Wall Street's Speed Demons: A 10-Point Primer
People who care about helping companies raise capital to innovate and create jobs don't drive our contemporary Wall Street. "High-frequency" traders do.
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