It’s time for a (teeny) tax on wealth

The rapidly widening divide between the rich and the rest of us is neither natural nor accidental. America needs a "Lizzie"--a way to re-balance the tax burden fairly between wages and wealth. Sen. Elizabeth Warren has taken the lead on this fundamental democratic reform by proposing a return to America's historic tax principle of "ability to pay." Her idea is to shut down the elites' shameful tax dodging with a straight-forward tax on extreme wealth.

Doing the tax-dodge tap dance

For a lesson on how to tap dance around one's tax obligation, follow the lead of Jared Kushner, Donald Trump's son-in-law and White House adviser. A 2018 New York Times investigation reveals that a few years pr... Read more...