Tag: republicans

How Amazon paid zero in taxes on its billions

How Amazon paid zero in taxes on its billions

♪ ♪>>Tucker: JEFF BEZOS IS THE RICHEST MAN IN THE WORLD, THE RICHEST MAN WHO HAS EVER LIVED IN THE WORLD. AMAZON, HIS COMPANY, IS ONE OF THE COUNTRY’S MOST VALUABLE. BUT THE COMPANY’S TAX PAYMENTS ARE NOT KEEPING UP WITH THIS GREAT WEALTH. THAT IS A PROFOUND UNDERSTATEMENT. HERE’S ONE EXAMPLE. LAST YEAR, AMAZON …

How the Republican Party went from Lincoln to Trump

How the Republican Party went from Lincoln to Trump

Today’s Republican Party opposes big government. It’s culturally conservative. Its demographic support is strongest among white voters, and it usually dominates elections in the South. And its 2016 presidential nominee has been heavily criticized for inciting racial tensions. But things weren’t always this way. Yet over the past 160 or so years, the party has …

Easier to Attack the Weak than the Wealthy

Easier to Attack the Weak than the Wealthy

PAUL JAY: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay in New York City. As I’ve been saying in some of my other interviews, in January 2009 President Obama met with some conservative columnists and apparently, according to David Brooks, reassured them that after some period of stimulus he would take on the big …