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Obama’s Small Tax on the Wealthy Hides the Real Class War

Obama Taxes the Rich for the Wrong Reasons By Shamus Cooke Common Dreams, September 24, 2011 President Obama may have opened Pandora’s box with his latest tax-the-rich rhetoric, but he’ll try to keep the lid half-shut. Truly informing the public about just how rich the rich ... Read more

Some 3,000 Millionaires Claim Jobless Benefits, IRS Data Show

By Ryan J. Donmoyer Bloomberg, Oct 1, 2010 Enlarge image Job seekers wait in line at the JobLink Career Expo in Raleigh, North Carolina. Photographer: Jim R. Bounds/Bloomberg After the economy slipped into recession in 2008, millions of Americans received unemployment benefits to make ... Read more

Environmental Regulations Have Little Impact on Economy

EPA and the economy: Much ado about 0.1 percent By Isaac Shapiro Economic Policy Institute, September 20, 2011 This week, House Republicans are continuing with their repeated criticisms of EPA regulations as a threat to the economy, and are about to vote on legislation calling for a new ... Read more