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."
"The Colbert Report" host has figured out a solution to how poor Americans needing food stamps can get them back after the program was removed from the GOP-controlled House's recently passed farm bill.
Despite making $1.1 billion after going public last year, Facebook didn't pay a dime in state or federal income taxes in 2012. Instead, thanks to the social media company's use of a single tax break, it anticipates getting a massive refund from the government totaling $429 million.