taxes

We Can't Fix Our Economy Without Confronting White Supremacy

Current fiscal policy has hardened a racial caste system in the U.S. And if we won’t name it, we can’t fix it.

What's Really at Stake as We Stare Down the Fiscal Cliff [Infographic]

Fiscal policy can be confusing, all the more so when everyone’s spinning misinformation. So Hatty Lee and Imara Jones offer a visual explanation of this latest debate.

Taxes, Poverty and Predatory Lending--a Knot That's Finally Unraveling

Throughout the so-called boom years, poverty was good business for tax preparers and the banks that financed their deceptive “refund anticipation loans.” That shady market is finally collapsing, but have banking regulators learned anything from it?

Join the Tax Day Shuffle: A Love Story

In seven cities across the country, people are turning the fight for a more equitable tax structure into a dance party.

Six Public Goods That Have Shaped My Life--Or, Why Taxes Are Cool

My mom’s retirement, the subway, books in Washington and more. Chime in with your own examples of why we should all be happy to contribute to the collective good.