David Cay Johnston: One Nation Divided by WealthDecember 2014
Inequality isn’t natural: it’s the result of government policy.
David Morris: Republicans Wreck Their Own Principles on HighwaysAugust 2014
It's fine to slash Medicare, mail delivery, and student aid, just don't make drivers pay for roads.
Robert Reich: Anti-Inequality LegislationApril 2014
Raising taxes on corporations that pay their CEOs royally and treat their workers like serfs.
Robert Reich: The Great U-TurnMarch 2014
Reversing America's great U-turn.
David Morris: Republican Principles Depend on What’s Best for the RichJanuary 2014
A stark look at class warfare in Congress.
Kim Barker: ‘America Is Not Stupid’ Wins IRS Recognition as Tax-Exempt NonprofitOctober 2013
The group spent over $125,000 on election campaigns in 2012, but that was not enough for the IRS to deny their application.
David Morris: The Tea Party Targets Public LibrariesAugust 2013
In Kentucky, even a $1 annual tax hike is too much for anti-government activists.
Robert Reich: Stop Subsidizing Sky-High CEO PayJuly 2013
It is time we reexamined the tax subsidy to corporate executives.
Robert Reich: Who to Tax, Polluters or Students?July 2013
Why Republican congressmen want to tax college students to pay down the deficit.
Taxcast: The G8 Summit Takes on Tax HavensJune 2013
While the world waits for reform, the Taxcast looks at how some countries are finding creative ways around the current global tax system.
Robert Reich: Lessons from the World of Tax AvoidanceMay 2013
How nations can negotiate with global capital.
Kim Barker & Justin Elliott: Six Facts Lost in the IRS ScandalMay 2013
Amid the outrage, the big picture of social welfare nonprofits is easily forgotten.
Robert Reich: The Hollowing Out of GovernmentMay 2013
When Republicans can’t repeal laws they don’t like, they hollow them out, deny funds to fully implement them, and reduce funds to enforce them.
Robert Reich: Why This is the Worst Recovery on RecordApril 2013
Wages keep dropping and government debt keeps growing. Simply arguing "more" won’t cut it.
Liz Day & Justin Elliott: Republicans and Dems Come TogetherApril 2013
To keep the IRS from competing with TurboTax.
Robert Reich: Selling the StoreMarch 2013
Why Democrats shouldn’t put Social Security and Medicare on the table.
Robert Reich: Ryan the RedistributionistMarch 2013
Paul Ryan's budget proposal sends wealth straight to the top of the economic hierarchy.
Robert Reich: Sequestration Nation, and Remembering Robert KennedyMarch 2013
Politics today is still a fight for social justice.
Taxcast: French Banks, Taxing the Digital Economy, and the OECDFebruary 2013
In February’s Taxcast from the Tax Justice Network: Transparency for French banks, taxing the digital economy, and more.
Andy Robinson: In Defense of TaxesJanuary 2013
Even if they cut into charitable giving.
David Vine: Picking Up a $170 Billion TabDecember 2012
How U.S. taxpayers are paying the Pentagon to occupy the planet.
Robert Reich: Organizing McDonalds and Walmart, and Why Austerity Economics Hurts Low-Wage Workers the MostDecember 2012
Low-income workers will face even harder times if deficit hawks have their way.
Robert Reich: The President’s Opening Bid on a Grand BargainNovember 2012
The administration should aim high when it begins its negotiations on deficit reduction.
Robert Reich: The Next Game of Economic ChickenNovember 2012
The election hasn't put an end to the wrangling over taxes and spending in Washington.
TaxCast: No Tax Havens in Helsinki, Starbucks Joins the Roll of Dishonor, and Following the MoneyOctober 2012
Helsinki declares itself a tax haven-free zone, Starbucks joins the tax avoidance Roll of Dishonor, and we follow the money: asset recovery, dictators, and the selling of secrecy.
Robert Reich: How January’s Fiscal Cliff Turns Into a Gentle Hill by FebruaryOctober 2012
The so-called fiscal cliff might not turn out as dramatic as we imagine.
Mattea Kramer: Tough Talk for AmericaOctober 2012
A guide to the presidential debates you won't be hearing.
Robert Reich: The Real Mitt RevealedSeptember 2012
What Mitt Romney's 47-percent comment means.
Robert Reich: The Biggest Economic Challenge of Obama’s Second TermSeptember 2012
The debate on the campaign trail has focused on Obama's past economic policies, but the real question is what will be done after January.
TaxCast: Capital Flight in Africa and Europe, Usain Bolt’s Taxes, and Kate Pickett and Richard Wilkinson on InequalityAugust 2012
Capital flight in Africa and now in Europe, Olympian Usain Bolt fails to champion his tax affairs, and Kate Pickett and Richard Wilkinson on tax and inequality.
TaxCast: HSBC’s Culture of Entitlement, Norway’s New Regulations, and Offshore AccountsJuly 2012
In July's TaxCast, a discussion of why there have been no HSBC prosecutions, the unanticipated size of offshore accounts, Norway's new regulations, and more.
Robert Reich: The Truth About Obama’s Tax ProposalJuly 2012
There's the media portraying President Obama's tax proposal, and then there's the real thing.
Robert Reich: Why We Have To Raise Taxes on the RichJune 2012
President Clinton's recent comments on the Bush tax cuts have set off another fight over taxes and spending.
Robert Reich: Thoughts on Tax Day 2012April 2012
Robert Reich on why being a class worrier is nothing to be ashamed of.
Robert Reich: Why a Fair Economy Is Not Incompatible with Growth but Essential to ItApril 2012
Robert Reich on how economic fairness encourages growth, not stifles it.