"I don't believe that ordinary Americans should be subsidizing the wealthiest person in the world."
CEO cash-outs are likely to become a talking point for Democrats in the midterm elections.
Progressives need to sharpen their understanding of why blue-collar Americans voted a billionaire into the White House and find a way to connect with them.
Steven Mnuchin got rich with taxpayer money in a legal but “distasteful” corporate welfare scheme in which he used dubious mortgages to foreclose on tens of thousands of families through a failed bank he bought cheap in the 2008 Wall Street crash, says California lawyer Saied Kashani.
Progressive icon Zephyr Teachout and felonious ex-lobbyist Jack Abramoff failed to convince a Manhattan audience on Wednesday that taxpayer subsidies for corporations should be eliminated. What went wrong?
Corporations aren’t people, despite what the Supreme Court says, and they don’t need or deserve handouts.
Reading companies' annual reports to the Securities and Exchange Commission is a reliable cure for insomnia. Every so often, though, there is a significant revelation in the paperwork.
As states and cities grapple with budget shortfalls, many are betting big on an unproven formula: Slash public employee pension benefits and public services while diverting the savings into lucrative subsidies for professional sports teams.
The Export-Import Bank -- a government agency providing taxpayer subsidized loans to multinational corporations -- has been called "one of the most egregious forms of corporate welfare."