One reason people are quiescent in the face of racist, sexist, ecocidal outrage is their belief that Russiagate special prosecutor Robert Mueller will save them.
The veteran journalist shares his thoughts on the Republican tax bill and class warfare in our "age of unreason."
Congressional Republicans have delegitimized taxes in order to delegitimize government.
The plan would lower most Americans' personal taxes but limit a cherished deduction for homeowners.
The Massachusetts and Vermont senators say the Republican proposals would primarily reward large corporations and the wealthy.
The 216-212 vote permits Republicans to begin work on a $1.5 trillion tax cut and move it through Congress without fear of blocking tactics by Democrats.
The president and congressional Republicans are proposing a $5 trillion plan that would reduce taxes for corporations and nearly double the standard deduction of most taxpayers.
All that conservatives have come up with is a bunch of platitudes about how nice it would be to cut taxes, simplify the tax code and spur economic growth.
It's so easy for the wealthy to pass their fortunes to their children, tax-free, and Republicans are about to make it even easier.
The plan prompts allegations of conflicts of interest and excessive benefits to the wealthy.