Tag Archive for Taxes

Trump’s 20 Big Broken Promises


To Trump Voters: One Year in, and he’s broken 20 big promises he made to you – By Robert Reich – 1. He told you he’d cut your taxes, and that the super-rich like him would pay more. You bought it. But his new tax law does the opposite. By 2027, according to the nonpartisan…

The Big Chill: How Big Money Is Buying Off Criticism of Big Money


By Robert Reich – Not long ago I was asked to speak to a religious congregation about widening inequality. Shortly before I began, the head of the congregation asked that I not advocate raising taxes on the wealthy. He said he didn’t want to antagonize certain wealthy congregants on whose generosity the congregation depended. I…