David Lerman - Bloomberg Business Week
Dan Ritter - Wall Street Cheat Sheet
Amanda Alix - The Motley Fool
No doubt you've been hearing about corporate "inversion" lately, whereby a U.S. company merges with an overseas entity, then restructures its operations so that its new home base is in the foreign country – which, almost always, has a lower corporate tax rate.
Dylan Matthews - Vox
John Light - Bill Moyers & Company
An illustration of how billions of dollars in tax loopholes could be used to support other social needs like education, public safety, and infrastructure.
Margaret Talev and David Lerman - Bloomberg
After a surprise trip to Afghanistan yesterday to thank U.S. troops, President Barack Obama is nearing a decision on how and when to let them come home. The conflict has cost the U.S. more than $720 billion since 2001, according to the National Priorities Project, which studies federal spending.
Anthea Mitchell - Wall Street Cheat Sheet
Becky Sweger - Truthout
The federal tax code includes hundreds of tax breaks (called tax expenditures within the federal government) meant to encourage activities that lawmakers deem beneficial to society
Chad Cain - Daily Hampshire Gazette
After six years of leading Northampton-based National Priorities Project to international acclaim that included the nomination for a Nobel Peace Prize, Jo Comerford is stepping down as executive director this month.
Robin Claremont - Bill Moyers & Company
Millions of Americans file their federal income tax returns on April 15 each year with no idea what the government actually does with all that money.