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The Rich Really Do Pay Lower Taxes

In the early 1900s, the United States had one of the most progressive tax codes in the world. The idea – the quintessentially American idea – was that the wealthiest Americans enjoyed the benefits of this great country, and so would contribute more to keeping the country safe, secure,...



Do Corporations Have Any Moral Obligations?

For decades, business schools and politicians have taught us that corporations have only one obligation: to maximize profit. That idea has pushed this country to the brink, and some corporations have started to recognize that they have other responsibilities as well. 
Source: New York...

The Gap Between Rich and Poor is Killing Poor People

A report from the GAO shows that those in the bottom 20 percent of earning actually have a much lower life expectancy than those in the top 20 percent. The poor are not only getting poorer – more Americans are falling off an economic cliff, and it’s a matter of life or...