The private equity firm founded by Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney made use of arcane techniques in several of its Cayman Islands-based funds to avoid U.S. taxes, according to a trove of Bain Capital’s private audit and finance records made public on the website Gawker today.
Everyone should know by now that Republicans serve the 1%. But one weekend in Olympia I caught on video Democratic leaders doing something inappropriate with Tim Eyman. (From the left to the right in the video: Larry Springer, Jim Kastama, Tim Eyman, Christine Gregoire, Frank Chopp, Steve Hobbs, Brian Hatfield) As reported here, the Road […]
When we talk about “getting us out of the recession”, who are we really talking about? A recent report by the Economic Policy Institute reveals that the top 1% has captured the lion’s share of economic growth since 1979, even shrugging off the Great Recession with a 13.1% income gain. But with gains concentrated at […]