Justice

Steve June 23, 2021

Wealth inequality in the United States has reached unprecedented levels, and the tax code’s favorable treatment of income from wealth is a contributing factor. A bombshell report from ProPublica on June 8 dramatically illustrates why: The country’s wealthiest people pay virtually no federal income tax on their massive accumulation of wealth. Related Capital Gains Tax […]

Steve June 22, 2021

By The White House – https://www.whitehouse.gov/scotus, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=47575461 The Biden Dept. of Justice may defend Donald Trump, the former president, for remarks he made inciting the January 6 insurrection. Columnist E. Jean Carroll, who says Trump sexually assaulted her and is suing him for defamation, is furious. ‘ARE YOU SITTING DOWN?” asked Carroll, who […]

Steve June 22, 2021

While the number of vaccines administered increases by the day and the number of new COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations, and deaths are falling nationally, the pandemic is not over, and it continues to have significant economic, social, and public health consequences. While no aspect of modern life has been wholly untouched, some sectors of the economy […]

Steve June 22, 2021

Arizona audit, image via Screengrab. Allies of former President Donald Trump are reportedly behind the dark money groups funding the controversial ballot audit in Maricopa County, Ariz. According to OpenSecrets.org, some of Trump’s allies who have publicly supported his baseless claims of voter fraud are the ones shelling out cash to keep the conspiracy theories […]

Steve June 21, 2021

Former President Trump reportedly suggested sending Americans infected with the COVID-19 virus to Guantanamo Bay in an effort to stem the rapidly growing number of cases on U.S. soil in the early days of the pandemic, officials told reporters according to a new book. Trump reportedly asked attendees of a February 2020 meeting in the […]

Steve June 21, 2021

The Trump administration endangered LGBTQI lives globally. It undermined the refugee resettlement program and asylum protections for LGBTQI people fleeing persecution, while also signaling to leaders around the world that if they undermined LGBTQI rights and persecuted this population, they would not face consequences from the U.S. government. Fortunately, President Joe Biden has signaled a […]