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7 Surprising Tax Facts You Should Know: 04/17/2018

Lindsay Koshgarian - Yes! Magazine

Here’s where your tax dollars go (and who isn't paying taxes at all).


Forget Work Requirements For The Poor - Guarantee Them A Job, Instead: 04/16/2018

Lindsay Koshgarian - The Hill

A few days before ordering airstrikes on Syria, President Trump dropped a bomb at home: He signed an executive order to require recipients of federal aid — including food stamps, Medicaid, and housing subsidies — to work. 


It's Time To Cut The Contractors Loose: 04/11/2018

Lindsay Koshgarian - Foreign Policy in Focus

This year, average taxpayers paid twice as much to corporate military contractors than on caring for all veterans combined.


Cardi B Demands To Know Where Her Taxes Go—Here's The Answer: 03/23/2018

Ruth Umoh - CNBC

Cardi B might be making "money moves" but she's not happy that so much of that money goes to Uncle Sam and she's not sure what she gets in exchange.


15 Years After The Iraq Invasion, What Are The Costs?: 03/21/2018

Stephanie Savell - Foreign Policy in Focus

First, the economic costs: According to estimates by the Costs of War project at Brown University’s Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, the war on terror has cost Americans a staggering $5.6 trillion since 2001, when the U.S. invaded Afghanistan.


How The Pentagon Devours The Budget: 02/27/2018

William Hartung - HuffPost

Imagine for a moment a scheme in which American taxpayers were taken to the cleaners to the tune of hundreds of billions of dollars and there was barely a hint of criticism or outrage.


The Pentagon Budget As Corporate Welfare For Weapons Makers: 02/27/2018

William Hartung - TomDispatch

Imagine for a moment a scheme in which American taxpayers were taken to the cleaners to the tune of hundreds of billions of dollars and there was barely a hint of criticism or outrage.  Imagine as well that the White House and a majority of the politicians in Washington, no ...


Trump Hates The Poor: 02/15/2018

Lindsay Koshgarian - US News and World Report

Trump's budget proposal has something to hurt almost everyone, but it's a perfect storm for the poor.


Trump’S Infrastructure Plan Is A Scam: 02/12/2018

Lindsay Koshgarian - Fortune

It’s a shame that the president and Congress aren’t willing to make these simple choices to fund real infrastructure investments. It’s probably a fantasy that private investors will step up to the tune of well over $1 trillion to make all of our lives better. And even in the cases ...


Trump's Lies Pave The Way For War: 02/01/2018

Lindsay Koshgarian - US News and World Report

All of this talk – and money – points in one direction. There's a likely ending to all this military bluster and buildup, and it's one that goes boom.