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 [...]
As early as next week the U.S. Senate will debate and vote on proposals to extend the Bush tax cuts. The House is expected to vote on the measures the following week. At present there appear to be four proposals [...]
As the debate over ending the tax cuts for the wealthy heats up again, it looks like most of the heat will come from outside the beltway. The current conversation in Washington is bipartisan for a change, but depressingly so in [...]
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 [...]
This past week two very wealthy Americans took two very different stances on the issue of paying taxes. Embroiled J.P Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon told NBC’s Meet the Press audience that he believed many on Wall Street shared his [...]
Originally published by Newark Star-Ledger on April 25, 2012 by Scott Klinger and John Cavanagh Inside and outside of Wells Fargo’s annual meeting in San Francisco yesterday, thousands of angry protesters decried the bank’s leading role in the loss of [...]
Like too many Americans, I’m unemployed. But in my case, the reason isn’t that I can’t find work — it’s that I don’t need it. I’m among the lucky few who can live comfortably off their wealth. And this isn’t [...]
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