It Ain't Fair

Corporate America is shutting average Americans' voices out, while they help themselves to taxpayer dollars. The economic playing field is tilted against the middle class — and we have the power to change that.

tax rates, and GDP growth

tax rates, and GDP growth

GDP and Tax Rate (updated version)

      The conservatives have always argued that lowering tax rates, small government, and less regulation will lead to a higher GDP and more productivity, and higher wages. In the 1950s, corporate taxes accounted for 30% of government revenue. By 2012 it had fallen to 10%, and by 2019 it was 6.6%. Both individual and corporate taxes have gone down since 1950. Where is our growth, and where are the higher wages?