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US Politics & Gov't

Are We Better Off Than We Were 40 Years Ago?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: income, economic inequality, social inequality, GDP, housing, education, gender, employment, health care, civil rights, politics, usa )

Lynn
- 182 days ago - commondreams.org
... Ronald Reagan ... asked, "Are you better off than you were four years ago?" ... we might well echo Reagan's question: Are you better off than you were forty years ago? ... [are] we as a society are better off that we were forty years ago.
Ask Congress to Support the Responsible Estate Tax Act, S.2899.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, politics, taxes, economic inequality, fairness, super-rich )

Bruce C
- 247 days ago - act.americansfortaxfairness.org
Bernie Sanders' Responsible Estate Tax Act will require the super-wealthy to pay more in taxes, impose a 10% surtax on billionaire estates and close a major loophole. Even with these changes, 99.7% of Americans will NOT pay a nickel in the estate tax.
Rethinking Our Minimum Wage
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: economic inequality, economic policy institute, epi, income inequality, minimum wage, state of the union, widget )

Judy
- 853 days ago - billmoyers.com
Today, a single parent earning minimum wage takes home $15,080 a year. That's $3,400 below the federal poverty line for a family of three.
   

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