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Taxation

As Sinema Blocks Corporate Rate Hike, Demand Grows for Billionaire Tax

"It seems truly unhinged to look at a country full of working people struggling to get by... and decide that it's more important to preserve low tax rates for billionaires and corporations than it is to make significant investments in our families."
Julia Conley ·


The US Has Become a Tax Haven for the Vile and the Vicious

The U.S. contribution to the global concentration of wealth, the Pandora Papers help us understand, has become frighteningly enormous.

Sam Pizzigati ·


As Americans Demand Tax Reforms, Analysis Finds Top 1% Hold More Wealth Than Whole Middle Class

By comparison, in 1990 the top 1% held just 17% of the nation's wealth—less than half of the middle class' 36%.

Brett Wilkins ·


Oxfam Denounces Global Tax Deal as 'Dangerous Capitulation' to Corporate Dodgers

"It is a mockery of fairness that robs pandemic-ravaged developing countries of badly needed revenue."

Jake Johnson ·


How 'Insanely Corrupt' South Dakota Became a Magnet for the Wealth-Hoarding Megarich

The Mount Rushmore State "now rivals Switzerland, Panama, the Cayman Islands, and other famous tax havens as a premier venue for the international rich seeking to protect their assets from local taxes or the authorities."

Brett Wilkins ·


Megarich Democratic Donor Says 'Tax Rich People Like Me' or He's Done With the Party

To "Democrats in Congress who know me and ask me for money continually," he says: "Pass the Biden infrastructure plan or never ask again. Ever."

Andrea Germanos ·


5 Key Things to Know About the Pandora Papers

These disclosures about the how the world's wealthy and powerful hide their vast fortunes will hopefully turn up the heat on the politicians that maintain the wealth-hiding status quo.

Chuck Collins ·


From Empire to Global Oligarchy, Pandora Papers Expose UK's Insidious Capitalism

In an era of global surveillance capitalism, the rich can flit around the world with their vast fortunes while the rest of us are forever trapped by borders.

Adam Ramsay ·


US Denounced as 'Biggest Peddler of Financial Secrecy' After Pandora Papers Leak

"U.S. President Biden must match his own rhetoric on shutting down global illicit finance, and start with the biggest offender—his own country."

Jake Johnson ·



Why Billionaires Love to Park Their Dynastic Wealth in Places Like South Dakota

State-level loopholes have made it possible for some of the wealthiest families in the world to make sure most of their riches are never taxed.

Chuck Collins ·

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