Lawsuits and fights over fair pay threaten to derail tournaments.
The Blondie singer outlines why she’s joining the crusade to demand better payments for musicians from the video streaming service As a singer-songwriter with more than 40 years of experience in the music industry, I have witnessed large shifts in the economics of the business. Show More Summary
[guest post by Dana] Raise your hands if you’re surprised. Then: Trump: “We’ve got to get rid of the $19 trillion in debt.” Woodward: “How long would that take?” Trump: “I think I could do it fairly quickly, because of the fact the numbers…” Woodward: “What’s fairly quickly?” Trump: “Well, I would say over a […]
The Democratic presidential candidate is joined by Lily Ledbetter, the namesake of the fair pay law signed by President Barack Obama that aims to make it easier for women to sue over wage discrimination. Clinton says she'll fight for paid family leave and make it easier to balance family and work responsibilities.
No one likes to fail. In fact, most people would do almost anything to avoid failure. They consider the lengths they have to resort to a fair price to pay — just so they don’t have to go through the experience of failing. But they’re […]
As pretty much everyone who isn't on Comcast's payroll knows, its data caps aren't about ensuring "fairness" but about slowing the growth of cord cutters. The Wall Street Journal has a good new report that shows how much data caps are...Show More Summary
Woz thinks 50% would be fair
Apple is not paying its fair share of tax, according to the company’s co-founder Steve Wozniak. Apple and other major technology firms—including Google, Amazon and Facebook—have faced criticism for using tax shelters to avoid payingShow More Summary
This month has seen major strides for actors standing up for proper pay: one for actors everywhere with the proposed amendments to SAG-AFTRA commercials contracts, and one for actors that people everywhere are watching—the original Broadway...Show More Summary
There has been a lot of talk recently about “greedy” corporations not paying “their fair share” of taxes. These claims have a lot of populist appeal, but they are really quite misguided if we think about it. After all, corporations are owned by shareholders. Show More Summary
Yesterday was the dreaded Tax Day for many Americans, especially higher-earners. If you have enough income that you have to pay the IRS, it makes sense to pay on the due date. And taxes for the rich can take time: tax returns get really complicated if you have a multitude of earnings and complex deductions usually designed to offset high taxes. Show More Summary
Michelle Chen at The Nation writes—Today Is Tax Day—Are Corporations Paying Their Fair Share? ? As you groan about the size of the check you cut to Uncle Sam today, just imagine the savings the country’s biggest corporate citizens are wracking up during their year-round tax holiday. Show More Summary
Why pay your fair share?
Bernie Sanders, like most Democrats, constantly calls for higher tax rates for Other People. For people “paying their fair share.” What about for himself? Bernie Sanders paid $27,653 in federal
Donald Trump’s statements that Europe isn’t paying its “fair share” and that it would be fine if NATO broke up are regarded with increasing concern in Europe. Russia and the Middle East both present national security issues for all of Europe. Show More Summary
This week, the President commemorated Equal Pay Day by designating a new national monument, hosted smart girls and boys at the 6th White House Science Fair, met with the National Security Council to discuss the counter ISIL effort, and kicked off the Wounded Warrior Ride. That's April 8th to April 14th or, "I Understand We Have a Live Chicken!"
Warning: Now you'll pay for being a rude passenger What a glorious day this is, folks. In a 5 to 4 vote on Thursday, Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) will push to fine passengers who take up more than their fair share of space. And youShow More Summary
Sure, it's painful. But even if you don't get a refund this year, there are ways to get rewarded for your civic duty. We all look forward to filing taxes, and paying our fair share to society, especially is that means we'll score a refund. Show More Summary
The "Fair Tax"--an income tax system under which people with higher incomes pay a higher tax rate and people with lower incomes pay a lower tax rate--is smart tax policy. This is the way that the federal personal income tax works, as well as how the state personal income tax works in almost all of the 41 states that have such a tax. Show More Summary
The world’s largest investment manager has the power to change companies’ short-terms ways by voting to curb C.E.O. pay, but it rarely exercises it.