Government and Governing

Nightmarish Hellscape if GOP Wins Senate (Gov't Shutdown Is Just the Beginning)

Nightmarish Hellscape if GOP Wins Senate (Gov't Shutdown Is Just the Beginning)
Imagining a Republican-led Senate is bad enough, but Mitch McConnell's ramblings suggest it would be beyond our worst nightmares.
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How Did This Happen? While Overall Wages Stagnate, CEO Pay at All-Time High

How Did This Happen? While Overall Wages Stagnate, CEO Pay at All-Time High
CEOs' pay is soaring – now at an average of $10.5 million a year – while the rest of us schmoes are left with stagnating wages. But it doesn't have to be this way.
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Newest 'Sneaky Law' Forgives $700B in Owed Corporate Taxes

Newest 'Sneaky Law' Forgives $700B in Owed Corporate Taxes
The mother of all sneak laws is quietly making its way through Congress disguised as corporate tax “reform.” Corporations have been avoiding taxes by moving production and profit centers out of the U.S. because of a loophole that lets them “defer” paying the taxes they owe until they “bring the money home.” Now they are hiding around $2 trillion or more outside of the country, which means they owe up to $700 billion in taxes.
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