Not long after 9/11, the newly formed Transportation Security Administration came up with the now ubiquitous slogan, “If you see something, say something.” More recently, it developed a new message to remind the traveling public that when we see a [...]
Nearly five years after the stock market imploded launching the Great Recession, the speculative activity that led to the market collapse has accelerated – pushed in part by a dramatic decline in trading costs. High-frequency trading, stocks held in some [...]
Yesterday, Jim Tankersley at the National Journal broke a story that explained why we have been waiting so long to see Nick Hanauer’s excellent TED talk on inequality and taxing the wealthy posted online. Apparently the otherwise terrific “conference of [...]
A lobbying coalition advocating for a tax holiday for repatriating offshore profits has disbanded, said a lobbyist who worked on the effort who wouldn’t publicly discuss the reasons for the decision. The Win America Campaign, which included Cisco Systems Inc., [...]
US News & World Report is hosting a Debate Club on the Buffett Rule, and Chuck Collins is one of the debaters. You can vote for him — and the other pro-Buffet Rule authors. First though, if you haven’t call [...]
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Warren Buffett has famously decried the unfairness of a tax system that lets him pay a lower rate than his secretary. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island crafted the Buffett Rule for tax fairness into proposed legislation called “The Paying [...]