Facebook Pulls 'Trumpcare' Page That Mimicked Campaign to Sell Insurance
The page defied Facebook's Unacceptable Business Practices policies.
What's Wrong With a 'Skimpy' Healthcare Plan?
Idaho is offering cheap health insurance. Some say it violates federal law.
GOP Senator: Trump Budget Abandons Conservative Values
Limited-government conservatives have been abandoned by the Republican Congress.
Obama Library Runs Into Trouble on Chicago's South Side
The Obama forces are trying to locate the facility in a posh neighborhood without regard to the negative consequences.
Some Top Republicans Think Taxation As Bad as Slavery
Neil Buchanan writes that one prominent conservative thinks income taxes are like 'forced labor.'
Can Never-Trumpers Reclaim Hijacked Republican Party?
Neil Buchanan writes, Not if they swallow faith-based GOP economics like repaying the national debt.
This is the Wrong Way to Deal With the Opioid Epidemic
A new Arizona law will cause patients and those recovering from surgery to suffer needless agonizing pain.
Lost Tax Deduction That Undermines Civilized Government
The removal of SALT threatens the programs in blue states that make America fairer.
Why Are People in the South Less Healthy?
The South has long been a public health disaster, with high morbidity, mortality, and widespread ill health.
Crippling Obamacare Hurts the Poor and Women Above All
The ACA mandate required insurers to cover contraceptive services without a co-pay.
Will You Pay More or Less Tax Under Trump's Plan?
From a single teacher earning $50,000 to a small business person earning $250,000.
In the Long Run the Middle Class Will Be Taxed More
Republicans set up a plan so taxes will rise for many/most non-rich people before ten years.
Abolition of State Tax Deduction Keeps NJ Tax in Check
Some GOP lawmakers from high tax states oppose the ending of the state and local tax deduction.
Three People Own Half the US, While One In Five Has Nil
Just 400 billionaires own $2.68 trillion. That's more wealth than the bottom two thirds of the U.S. population owns.
House and Senate Tax Bills in One Simple Chart
As the tax reform bill moves from the House and Senate, what is being changed?
Tax Conundrum: A Trade-off Between Growth and Fairness
Taxation and regulation has shifted from maximizing the size of the pie to minimizing the gap between rich and poor.
US Companies Dodge $70 Bn a Year in Offshore Tax Havens
It isn't a victimless act when companies and the wealthy shield their money from governments.
Even More Tax Cuts for the Rich Isn't Tax Reform
Neil Buchanan writes that Republicans are determined to do something huuuuge about taxes. This isn't it.
There's One Sure Way to Fix the Opioid Crisis
There are plenty of new ways to treat chronic pain. It's time to embrace them.
Are You Worried About Being Taxed Twice? Relax
Neil Buchanan writes that Republicans are trying to use tax to punish people who vote against them.
Trump's Move Against Obamacare Subsidies Is Overdue
Many predict that the entire health care market will implode without the subsidies.
Robert Reich: Trump's Tax Cuts for the Rich Won't Work
Trickle down is a fraud. And taxing the rich doesn't slow growth.
What's the Rush to Fix the Tax System? It Works Fine
Neil Buchanan writes that the U.S. tax system may be far from perfect, but it is good enough.
Robert Reich: Wealthy and Companies Should Pay More Tax
Now Republicans are giving tax cuts for corporations and the wealthy, they've stopped worrying about deficits.
Reporters' Ignorance Gives Trump a Break on Tax Cuts
Articles refer to the estate tax in a way that makes it seem even less generous than it already is.
Hard Cash Could Buy Graham-Cassidy Obamacare Repeal
Buying off Alaska runs the risk of alienating Senators from other states, who might also demand sweetheart treatment.
Bernie's Universal Healthcare System Would Be Disaster
Richard Epstein writes that in single payer systems, healthcare services are rationed by queuing, not money.
It Would Be Reckless to Tear Up Dodd-Frank
Amending rather than replacing would offer more safeguards against systemic collapse.
Robert Reich: Trump and Tea Party At Odds Over Tax Cuts
You can't give the rich and corporations a big cut and also reduce the deficit. Unless you borrow.
Robert Reich It's High Time For Single Payer Healthcare
In France, an appendectomy costs $4,463. Here, it's $13,851.