Can These Creative Taxes Catch Up With a Changing World?

Nations are responding in creative, if not necessarily optimal, ways to cultural and technological shifts while implementing new tax schemes.

How Ancient Athens Convinced Its Wealthiest to Love Paying Taxes

The 1 percent of ancient Athens paid nearly all the city's taxes — and often bragged about it.

The Dutch Government Stole Millions From Moms of Color. She's Getting It Back

Attorney Eva González Pérez helped recoup millions of euros for parents who had been improperly targeted as tax cheats.

Tax Breaks Are Breaking the Free Market

Indiscriminate cuts for the wealthy don’t help the free market.


Real Talk Real Change

Compelling conversations on race to meet the moment.

The Ironworker Democrat Blocking a Millionaire Tax Hike

New Jersey state Senate president Steve Sweeney’s fight is a microcosm of the national Democratic debate over taxation.

How His Obscure Tax Break Became a $60B Venture Fund for Low-Income America

Former Obama White House adviser Steve Glickman helped develop "opportunity zones" — now key to Donald Trump's tax reform and urban agenda.

Why Is AMLO Treating Tax Evaders Like Drug Dealers?

AMLO's tax crackdown could actually make fewer people declare true incomes, experts caution.

Inside the Republican Revolt Against Elite Tax Cuts

Refocusing taxes around working families could be good politics for the GOP.

History Shows Us How Government Will Respond to Next Downturn

If the past is any guide … don’t hold your breath for a quick or easy fix.


When Katty Met Carlos

From the BBC and OZY comes a fresh perspective on the debate about America’s future as a nation and its relation to the world during the 2020 US election.

Eastern Europe Woos International Filmmakers Like Never Before

Foreign productions are flocking to Eastern Europe — and raising the region’s global profile in the process.

Donald Dossier: It's the Economy, Stupid

The stock market doesn’t correlate with electoral success or failure, but Trump is right to be spooked.

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