News - Estate and Federal Taxes

New Estate Tax Bill Taxes the 1% to Benefit the 99%

November 17, 2011 — Maz
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Today, Rep. Jim McDermott released the Sensible Estate Tax Act of 2011, and we've got his back. The bill is an effort to raise taxes on the top 1% to benefit the 99%... literally. 

A Tax System for the 99%

October 26, 2011 — Lee Farris
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The taxes we pay lay the foundation for a sound economy and for wealth creation...A progressive tax system means that people and corporations who have a lot more income pay a lot higher tax rate than the 99% of people who have less income.

How Do We Coddle the Super-Wealthy?

September 30, 2011 — Shannon M.
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How Do We Coddle the Super-Wealthy?

September 30, 2011 — Shannon M.
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CrossTalk: "Tax 'Em!" feat. Mike Lapham

September 6, 2011 — Maz
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Progressive Groups Unite to Fight Budget Cuts

August 30, 2011 — Maz
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In response to the push for spending cuts to limit growth in the federal deficit, MoveOn.org, United for a Fair Economy, and Rebuild the Dream are trying to build support for a different approach, with new revenue and more stimulus spending to create jobs. Interview on BNN News with the Senior Organizer on Federal Tax Policy from United for a Fair Economy, Lee Farris. 

UFE's Lee Farris Talks Federal Tax Policy on BNN

August 30, 2011 — Maz

Progressive Groups Unite to Fight Budget Cuts

August 30, 2011 — Maz
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In response to the push for spending cuts to limit growth in the federal deficit, MoveOn.org, United for a Fair Economy, and Rebuild the Dream are trying to build support for a different approach, with new revenue and more stimulus spending to create jobs. Interview on BNN News with the Senior Organizer on Federal Tax Policy from United for a Fair Economy, Lee Farris. 

RW Member Shows Support for Buffett on SoCal Radio

August 15, 2011 — Maz
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RW director Mike Lapham and businessman/RW member Jim Mann were invited onto SoCal public radio to combat baseless arguments from the economics naysayers of Americans for Tax Reform (ATR). The pair added yet more legs to the Buffett argument for higher taxes on the wealthy. Mann also noted that historically high economic inequality must be strongly considered as we move forward.

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Pay No Attention to the Politicians Behind the Curtain!

June 30, 2011 — Alexandra B.
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When it comes to telling the story of our dire economy, it seems Republican politicians have lifted their strategy from the Wizard of Oz rather than a political playbook. But rather than accept the line that poor people are to blame for our mounting federal deficit, we should pull back the curtain on the real culprits.

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