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Here Are Some of Your IRS Horror Stories

"That $600 bill literally halved my ‘disposable' income for the year."

Send Us Your IRS Horror Stories

We want to hear from you (and we'll keep you anonymous).

If Trump’s Taxes Make You Mad Let Me Introduce You to American Capitalism

Our tax system invites manipulation by anyone rich enough to do it.

The Eviction Crisis Should Be Biden’s Top Priority

It's both a dire moral emergency and good politics.

The Post Office Is For Everybody

Trump is murdering one of our best things.

Discourses With: Two Chicago Tenants’ Rights Organizers

"With all the evictions that are coming forth, landlords will just do whatever they want to."

Seriously, Just Give Us the Goddamn Money

It turns out that just giving people money works really well. So, naturally, the government wants to stop.

Just Give People Money!

People need cash, but Washington is turning to its usual, absurd playbook instead.

We’re All Bosses Now

The app culture gives everyone a chance to trace, track, and tyrannize workers — even in a pandemic.

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Just Take Rich People’s Money

A simple and fun way to pay for the coronavirus response