Category: National

Tax Fairness: We Need A “Plan B”

Most voters agree that big corporations and the wealthy should start paying their fair share in taxes. But of course big corporations and the wealthy don’t want to do that. They want to pay less, and they are used to getting their way. So what do you do?

[OPINION] The Hollowing Out Of Government

The West, Texas chemical and fertilizer plant where at least 15 were killed and more than 200 injured a few weeks ago hadn’t been fully inspected by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration since 1985. (A partial inspection in 2011 had resulted in $5,250 in fines.)

April Jobs Numbers Better Than Expected

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. economy added 165,000 jobs in April, better that the projections of economists. In addition, revised employment numbers for February and March showed that 114,000 more jobs were added over those two months than had previously been reported.