MIDDAY POSTER: The Ultra Rich Aren’t Paying Taxes

Secret IRS records show Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, and other billionaires are paying little or nothing in federal income taxes.
MIDDAY POSTER: The Ultra Rich Aren’t Paying Taxes

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A major ProPublica scoop reveals how the nation’s wealthiest often pay nothing at all in federal income taxes. Meanwhile, Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., will hold a hearing today to examine the role the Sackler family played in fomenting the opioid crisis as the owners of Purdue Pharma. Also, Biden’s plans for bipartisanship in Washington proved to be magical thinking that has allowed Sen. Joe Manchin and other conservative Democrats to run wild while the party scrambles to deliver on necessary reforms. Furthermore, student loan repayments are set to begin again in a few months and the White House has taken no action.

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Student debt repayments are set to resume in October and Biden is absent.

Indigenous protesters are demanding White House action to stop a pipeline.

Big law firms are helping kill union efforts — for free.

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