Opinion

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Tax wealth not work!

Tax Day demonstrations took place by the hundreds this week from one end of the nation to the other.

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Ryan budget: A nightmare in the making

House Republicans approved a budget that is far worse than any reasonable person could, up to now, have imagined would ever come out of a U.S. Congress.

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Say no to GOP ploy on payroll tax cuts

If Congress doesn't move and renew jobless benefits by Feb. 29, millions of workers and their families will drown in a sea of worry, debt, foreclosure, homelessness and perhaps even worse.

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Mitt Romney running a seminar on inequality

Should we all start praying for Mitt Romney? The GOP presidential hopeful from Bain Capital has become a walking, talking object lesson on how our plutocracy works - and why we desperately need to end it.

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Class war: They started it

The Republicans conveniently forget that they started the class war - and they've been winning it for years.

 

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Republicans cover their fiscal irresponsibility with Detroit's money

While banks, auto companies and the state of Michigan itself have all been bailed out with taxpayer money, Detroit has not received bailouts from anybody

Solyndra and the real risk to American taxpayers

The biggest risks to taxpayers, who underwrite federal loan guarantees, isn't renewable energy. It is nuclear power.

Congress staggers home to angry constituents

The God-forsaken Republican-run 112th Congress staggered home for an almost month-long recess. After what it did and did not do, workers and their allies are using the break to give those lawmakers an earful.

Poverty is up and guess what? Corporate taxes are down

As the deadline for the Senate super committee draws nearer two new studies highlight what's at stake.

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Occupy Wall Street is the voice of America

It's no surprise that Republicans, right-wing think tanks, corporate moguls and, of course, Wall Street execs and CEO's are worried sick about Occupy Wall Street.

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