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Moves like a wealth tax, the authors stress, will only succeed if we also take on the challenge of stopping the super rich from shifting assets offshore to evade their U.S. tax liability. (Image: Offshore Shell Games) Views
How The Super-Rich Avoid Paying Their Share
Offshore tax havens are enabling our world’s richest 0.01 percent to evade 25 percent of the income taxes they ought to be paying
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The Art of the New Deal. (Photo: David McNew/Getty Images) Views
Democratic Socialism: 'There Is No Alternative'
If our "capitalist" economy depends on constant discretionary interventions by policy-makers, we might as well determine those interventions through democratic debate—and aim them at advancing the best interests of the 99 percent
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He certainly appears to be “an idiot” because his predictions and his ex post analyses are so reliably ridiculous and wrong. (Photo: CBN) Views
Stephen Moore? Really?
Stephen Moore is not an economist or an “analyst.” He is only interested in helping his super-rich benefactors get richer.
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'Like Nominating Dr. Phil to Run CDC': Alarm Bells as Trump Nominates Right-Wing Sycophant Stephen Moore to Federal Reserve
Concerned economic and political commentators decried Moore as "a famous idiot" who "has proved deeply impervious to facts."
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With Help of Democrats, Regulators Move to Gut 'Last Line of Defense' Against Wall Street Gambling
"We can expect Too Big to Fail banks to get riskier and have less of a cushion to guard taxpayers from bailouts," said Rep. Katie Porter
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American Net Worth Fell a Record $4 Trillion at End of 2018
It was " the single largest quarterly dollar drop on record."
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The bottom 90% are the lucky owners of about three-quarters of the country’s household debt. (Photo: Getty) Views
Survival of the Richest
Building a great wall of wealth.
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The Fed is realizing that it cannot bring its balance sheet back to “normal.” (Photo: LeoLondon / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) Views
The Fed's Dramatic About-Face
The central bank needs to be made a public utility, responsive to the needs of the people and the economy
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The Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve Board Building in Washington, D.C. ( Views
Trump’s War on the Fed
President Trump has stepped up his criticism of the Federal Reserve, saying of its aggressive interest rate hikes that it has “gone crazy.” The same charge has been leveled against Trump, but there may be a method to his madness . . . .
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'Needlessly Gambling' With Taxpayer Money, Trump's Fed Moves to Gut Big Bank Safeguards
"Deregulating some of the largest banks in the country will make the financial system less safe, less stable, and less protected from another crash."
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