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On Race and Taxes, Both Parties Insist Upon Speaking No Evil

On Race and Taxes, Both Parties Insist Upon Speaking No Evil

by Imara Jones on November 30 2012, 9:33AM

The debate over taxes is and has always been a proxy for one about racial inequity. And we’ve never been able to admit it.

Topics: Economy, Fiscal Cliff

Inequality Is Our Economy's Core Problem--That's Why Taxes Matter

Inequality Is Our Economy’s Core Problem—That’s Why Taxes Matter

by Kai Wright on December 9 2010, 4:47PM

Closing the income and wealth gaps isn’t an ideal, as the president suggests. It’s the whole point.

Topics: Kai Wright

Obama's Bizarre, Offensive Effort to Equate Tax Cuts and Abolition

Obama’s Bizarre, Offensive Effort to Equate Tax Cuts and Abolition

by Kai Wright on December 8 2010, 12:38PM

Slavery was not a great example of a compromise Mr. President.

Topics: Kai Wright

Landrieu: Tax Cut Deal Steals from Poor, Black Families for Rich

Landrieu: Tax Cut Deal Steals from Poor, Black Families for Rich

by Kai Wright on December 7 2010, 12:58PM

Progressive economists give it a meh.

Topics: Kai Wright

It's Not About Tax Cuts. Obama Must Stand in Defense of Government

It’s Not About Tax Cuts. Obama Must Stand in Defense of Government

by Kai Wright on December 6 2010, 11:51AM

ColorLines Editor Kai Wright says the president can fight now, or we can all lose later.

Topics: Kai Wright

Yet Another Jobs Idea Fails in the Senate

Yet Another Jobs Idea Fails in the Senate

by Seth Freed Wessler on September 29 2010, 9:30AM

Senate Democrats can’t even pass a relatively conservative bill to stop outsourcing.

Topics: Economy

Explaining the Democrats' Payroll Tax Holiday

Explaining the Democrats’ Payroll Tax Holiday

by Seth Freed Wessler on September 27 2010, 2:44PM

It’ll probably create more votes than it will jobs, but it’s a start.

Topics: Economy

Raising Taxes on Poor Moms while Giving the Rich a Break

Raising Taxes on Poor Moms while Giving the Rich a Break

by Michelle Chen on September 17 2010, 10:00AM

While much of the media has focused on the debate over extending Bush-era tax cuts for the rich, some other tax relief for the less-than-wealthy hardly gets a second glance.

Topics: Economy, On Gender

White Wealth and Black Debt Shot Up in ‘Growth’ Years

by Kai Wright on May 17 2010, 3:22PM

The wealth gap between Blacks and Whites has grown by fourfold over the course of Generation X’s lifetime, exploding to $95,000, a study released today found. And the debt burden among African American families has nearly doubled. The study comes…

Topics: Economy

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