Richard Trumka Threatens to Abandon Democrats in 2012 Unless They Fight Harder for Labor 20, 2011/ Sam Stein WASHINGTON — AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka plans to issue yet another warning to Democrats on Friday, proclaiming that if lawmakers don’t push hard enough to stem attacks on labor’s interests, workers will abandon the party in the 2012 […]

America’s Richest Taxpayers See Federal Taxes Dramatically Drop

By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER 04/17/11 04:02 PM ET WASHINGTON — As millions of procrastinators scramble to meet Monday’s tax filing deadline, ponder this: The super rich pay a lot less taxes than they did a couple of decades ago, and nearly half of U.S. […]

Journalist’s Death Still Clouded by Questions

Los Angeles Times   February 22, 2011/– Robert J. Lopez and Robert Faturechi As Ruben Salazar report is released, people who knew him say it won’t end suspicions about the case As officials formally released a report Tuesday on the slaying of journalist […]

9 Things The Rich Don’t Want You To Know About Taxes

WWEEK.COM April 13th, 2011 DAVID CAY JOHNSTON For three decades we have conducted a massive economic experiment, testing a theory known as supply-side economics. The theory goes like this: Lower tax rates will encourage more investment, which in turn will mean more jobs […]

Joseph Stiglitz slams US dollar

      From: RTAmerica | Apr 13, 2011             Joseph Stiglitz is a Nobel Prize winning economist, Columbia University professor, and former Senior Vice President and Chief Economist of the World Bank. In a one-on-one interview at […]

View Bernie Sanders’ Historic Filibuster

At 10:24 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 10, Sen. Sanders took to the floor of the U.S. Senate to lay out a clear argument against extending tax breaks for the wealthiest Americans, against codifying a low inheritance tax rate which will impact only the […]