The Kochs helped fund an attack on 'Medicare for All.' It still concluded the plan would save us trillions

The Kochs helped fund an attack on ‘Medicare for All.’ It still concluded the plan would save us trillions

Americans can’t afford not to have Medicare For All. Proposed funding sources for M4A include a 4% income tax, which means a family of four earning $75,000 per year would pay an additional $2,000 in taxes after taking a standard deduction. But that family would no longer pay an invisible tax of … Continue reading The Kochs helped fund an attack on ‘Medicare for All.’ It still concluded the plan would save us trillions

Forget the Paris agreement. The real solution to climate change is in the U.S. tax code.

Forget the Paris agreement. The real solution to climate change is in the U.S. tax code.

Already, the U.S. oil industry benefits from a dozen specialized subsidies adding up to about $4.6 billion per year, according to a 2015 review by the Obama administration. Among other things, the subsidies reduce the costs of labor and equipment involved in drilling — and shield some of the profits earned on … Continue reading Forget the Paris agreement. The real solution to climate change is in the U.S. tax code.