| || Robert Reich: What Republicans Argue When They Have Nothing Left to Say |
What are Republicans doing now that they're out of options? What they always do when they have nothing else to say. Call for a tax cut, of course. It doesn't matter that their new "tax reform" plan has as much chance of being enacted as Herman Cain has of being elected president.
| || Simon Johnson: Fiscal Affairs: CFA Institute Against the "JOBS" Bill |
Overwhelmingly, members of the CFA Institute are against the "JOBs" bill as it currently stands. According to a survey released yesterday, and available through MarketWatch, 33 percent of CFA members in the U.S. think that the Senate should "not pass this bill."
| || Tammy Baldwin: Let's Talk About Taxes |
For too long in America, there's been two tax systems: one for the middle class and another for the very wealthiest. This year, let's make tax season about restoring tax fairness for America's working families.
| || Bernard-Henri Lévy: After the Carnage in Toulouse, Together Against Anti-Semitism |
French children, Jewish and French or, if one prefers, sovereignly French but guilty of having been born Jewish, were coldly gunned down, in broad daylight, on the territory of the Republic.
| || Sonja Sohn: Is It Just Another Tuesday? |
Today the Supreme Court hears the cases of two young men who were sentenced to die in prison as 14-year-old children. The Court should find that young people sentenced to life without parole as children cannot be deemed beyond hope of rehabilitation. Kids can, and do, change.
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