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For Top 400 Taxpayers, a Near-Record Year

May 12, 2011 /

by Inequality.org


America's contemporary rich, new IRS data show, didn't quite match their all-time income record in 2008. But they scored their second-highest showing ever, despite the Great Recession. Their average income:...

We’re Not Broke, Just Twisted

May 12, 2011 /

by Chuck Collins


Government must stop doling out ever-larger tax breaks to the super-rich and vast corporations.  Have you heard? America is broke, according to many governors and lawmakers. They're calling for deep cuts...

Deconstructing the Paul Ryan Sound Bite

May 7, 2011 /

by Sam Pizzigati


Real policy wonks bore people. The phony wonk from Wisconsin now driving Congress seduces, with a patter that leaves our wealthy almost completely disappeared. Rep. Paul Ryan from Wisconsin revels...

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