corporate profits

Activists Deliver 700,000 Signatures to EpiPen Manufacturer

August 30, 2016

Public Citizen’s Rick Claypool says the petition is demanding that Mylan drop prices on the lifesaving EpiPen

US Taxpayers Are Subsidizing Mylan’s Profits

August 30, 2016

Citizens for Tax Justice’s Richard Phillip: Congress needs to act to close loopholes that allow ‘tax inversions’ that allow corporations to avoid nearly all federal taxes

Reactions to the State of the Union address

January 29, 2014
David Cay Johnston: Put in historical context, a $10.10 minimum wage is still substantially lower than it was in the 1960s

Obama’s Minimum Wage Hike Excludes Fed Workers Currently Under Contract

January 28, 2014

Amy Traub: Obama’s $10.10 minimum wage hike is a clear victory for hundreds of thousands of workers of new or renewed contracts but will still exclude a large group once enacted next year

What Would Universal Healthcare Look Like in the U.S.?

December 5, 2013

Dr. David Himmelstein: The goal would be to expand Medicare to all, considering private insurance costs seven times as much to administer compared to Medicare

Taxing Corporate Profits will Force Investment

May 6, 2013
Heiner Flassbeck: Corporations are sitting on mountains of cash and are unwilling to invest in the real economy – only high taxes on profit will make them do so

Trillion Dollar Tax Havens

April 24, 2013
James Henry: Swiss banks are negotiating fines to avoid prosecution, while billions of dollars continue to be hidden away from taxes

US Lets Swiss Banks, Accused of Aiding Tax Fraud, Avoid Prosecution with Fines

April 24, 2013

James Henry: Swiss banks are negotiating fines to avoid prosecution, while billions of dollars continue to be hidden away from taxes

Social Security Reform

April 8, 2013
Bob Pollin: Costs of Social Security and Medicare have nothing to do with rise in fiscal deficit

Austerity and the Death of Logic

March 12, 2013

Bill Black: Both the GOP and the White House refuse to support a bill that ends the sequester, it shows the real intention of the Obama administration