“ Because my country — our country — means more than my money. ”

Charlie Fink, former AOL executive

 

When Corporations Say Employees Aren’t Employees

There are loopholes in the laws that allow employers to take advantage of their workers and avoid paying them or giving them benefits that they by rights are owed. As our economy changes in the face of automation, the gig economy, and new corporate employment schemes, we need to focus not just on how employees are treated, but on who counts as an employee at all.

The Trump Administration is Planning a $100 Billion Handout to Wealthy Investors

In 2017, Republican legislators in the House and Senate passed a sweeping $1.9 trillion tax cut bill, the vast majority of which went directly into the pockets of millionaires, billionaires, and multinational corporations. Emboldened by the success of their first attempt, they’re now back for more tax cuts for the rich. This time, they want to further decrease capital gains taxes.

Rich people are not the cause of a robust economy, they are the result of a robust economy. Ron Garret, Patriotic Millionaire and Angel Investor

 


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15 hours ago
Today's tea:

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17 hours ago
🚨In 2018, the largest utilities & oil/gas corps paid $0 in federal taxes🚨

Our man-made tax system is making our man-made climate crisis even worse.

Our economy and the health of our environment go hand-in-hand. Our tax system should reflect that.
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