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Sarah Anderson

Sarah Anderson

COMMENTARY

Now’s the time to unrig the tax code

By: - July 26, 2021

Recently leaked data revealed that Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and several other U.S. billionaires have paid zero federal income taxes in some past years.   This has Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell up in arms — but not because of what the scandal reveals about our rigged tax system. Instead, McConnell wants to go after the  […]

COMMENTARY

A plan to end poverty in the United States

By: - June 16, 2021

Amidst partisan haggling about President Joe Biden’s infrastructure proposal, the Poor People’s Campaign and several lawmakers recently outlined a comprehensive moral vision for the nation. They believe it’s not only possible to end poverty in this country, but morally necessary.   “It’s unforgivable that 250,000 people die every year in this country from poverty and inequality,” said […]