Adam Katz

Where Do Corporate Tax Breaks Go?

August 1, 2011 — Adam Katz
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VIDEO: Where Do Corporate Tax Breaks Go?

July 21, 2011 — Adam Katz
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Taxpayers provide billions of dollars in subsidies to some of the country's largest corporations. These behemoth companies — often referred to as "job creators" by conservative talking heads — then make billions of dollars in profits and disburse billions of dollars in dividends to shareholders (the owners). But, what do taxpayers get in return? More jobs?

Why is Income Inequality Bad?

June 26, 2011 — Adam Katz
Mind the Income Gap

Income inequality in the United States has reached levels more severe than over 70% of the rest of the world. The devastating results of such inequality involve life expectancy, incarceration rates, obesity, and much more. Find out what else inequality leads to and how the U.S. compares internationally.

11 Things the Richest U.S. Households Can Buy That You Can’t

June 9, 2011 — Adam Katz
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The 400 wealthiest families in the U.S. aren't just filthy rich, they are downright dirty. Collectively, these households own $1.37 trillion dollars; a number so high that it's nearly impossible to comprehend. Here are 11 shocking things $1.37 trillion can buy that you can't.

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