Debunking the myths about corporate tax transparency

Two corporate tax transparency bills, in Chicago and in Springfield, are picking up steam. Illinois Speaker Michael Madigan even chided rich corporations for demanding handouts when they contribute “little or nothing to help fund the very services from which they benefit significantly.” This makes the foes of corporate tax transparency nervous. In a Crain’s opinion […]

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President Obama Must Go All In

President Obama’s administration has largely been a disappointment, not only to his liberal critics, but also to the President himself.  During his tenure, Republicans have manufactured a series of crises to extract significant concessions from him.  Yet, they want more, despite the fact that the Senate’s bill to fund the government is just 2% larger […]

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House Republicans Should Live Out Their Religious Values in Immigration Debate

In recent weeks, the story of Antonio Vanegas has gained national attention. Antonio, a 26-year-old undocumented food service worker, has suffered from wage theft for the last two years while working in the Ronald Reagan Building. His employer, Quick Pita, was paying him significantly less than the minimum wage and in cash — one way […]

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