Here’s a video of a debate between Remy Trupin, director of the Washington State Budget and Policy Center, a liberal think tank in Seattle, and Jason Mercier of the conservative think tank Washington Policy Center.
According to Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz, the richest 1 percent of Americans now own 40 percent of the nation’s wealth. Twenty-five years ago the top 1 percent owned 33 percent of national wealth. The Top 1% Take Home 24 Percent Of National Income. See 15 Mind-Blowing Facts About Wealth And Inequality In America. The Top […]
Last week Boeing reported that it had skipped out on $305 million in taxes in 2015. Back in 2013, the Legislature enacted a special Boeing exemption from business taxes. The legislative intent was to keep jobs in Washington. But that was not written into the tax exemption bill. So in spite of, or maybe because […]