Economic Policy

Jan
26
Shocker: Workers Score Rare Win Over Wall Street

Shocker: Workers Score Rare Win Over Wall Street

The Supreme Court rules that retirees can sue employers for helping investment firms rip them off with high-fees and poor performance.
Jan
20
1/25 Live Chat: The Author Of “Davos Man”

1/25 Live Chat: The Author Of “Davos Man”

New York Times reporter Peter Goodman will talk to Daily Poster subscribers about his new book on billionaires conquering the world.
Jan
11
Fossil Fuel Investments Are Burning California Pensioners

Fossil Fuel Investments Are Burning California Pensioners

California’s top investment funds have resisted divestment and funneled big money into fossil fuel firms like those behind Dakota Access — costing public workers billions.
Oct
18
The Entitlement Mentality

The Entitlement Mentality

Joe Manchin demands work requirements for child tax credits, while he benefits from and supports tax preferences for work-free income.
Sep
30
Manchin Demanded Bank Bailout Before Slamming “Entitlement Mentality”

Manchin Demanded Bank Bailout Before Slamming “Entitlement Mentality”

The West Virginia coal magnate is threatening to kill the reconciliation bill on the anniversary of his pivotal push for a Wall Street bailout
Sep
13
Yes, They Are “A Bunch Of Partisan Hacks”

Yes, They Are “A Bunch Of Partisan Hacks”

Amy Barrett defends her fellow right-wing justices and says they must be “hyper vigilant” about biases - just after she helped a fossil fuel giant that employed her dad.
Jul
16
Biden Stimulus Is Financing GOP’s Tax Cuts For The Rich

Biden Stimulus Is Financing GOP’s Tax Cuts For The Rich

Republicans are taking advantage of the White House’s refusal to invoke a law designed to make sure stimulus money isn’t used for tax breaks.
Jul
12
Biden Boosted A Pipeline, Now His Aide Could Reap A Windfall

Biden Boosted A Pipeline, Now His Aide Could Reap A Windfall

Regulators sound alarm as Biden’s adviser owns a big stake in a company whose pipeline was backed by the administration. Now she’ll qualify for a special tax break.
Jun
16
The Lottery Society

The Lottery Society

The college-for-vaccine sweepstakes is like a plot point in a dystopian sci-fi satire — only it’s real.
Jun
15
The Policy That Might Have Rescued America And Stopped Trump

The Policy That Might Have Rescued America And Stopped Trump

New data suggests a much-promised but abandoned initiative could have limited the foreclosure crisis and averted the Trump presidency.