The IRS can and should make it free and easy for everyone to file their taxes. But a provision in a new bill in the Senate puts this at risk…
Tell Senators: Let the IRS make tax filing free for everyone
act.demandprogress.org The IRS has the ability to allow everyone to file their taxes free of charge, easily and online. But they don't do it because they cut a deal with the big tax prep companies to allow free filing for only a few. Now the companies want to write this into law. Let's stop them.
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DEA: “Take data, ask questions later.”
DEA Never Checked If Its Massive Surveillance Operations Are Legal, Watchdog Says
nextgov.com The administration “failed to conduct a comprehensive legal analysis” of three NSA-style bulk data collection programs, according to the Justice Department Inspector General.
Thank you to everyone who called or emailed your member of Congress to make this victory possible. We won’t rest until the war in Yemen is over.
Congress passes historic resolution to end US support for Saudi-led war in Yemen
vox.com Republicans tried to weaponize anti-Semitism against Democrats to block the vote — and failed.
2 weeks ago
We know it’s time to break up big tech. But they and their allies have a detailed playbook designed to undermine our growing movement. David..
How to Think About Breaking Up Big Tech
theintercept.com Whether such policy boldness means anything in a brand-obsessed political landscape will be determined when ballots are cast.
“It’s absolutely astonishing,” said David Segal of Demand Progress, which has closely tracked personnel moves under the Trump administration…
Chuck Schumer Neglected to Name a Democratic Commissioner for the SEC. Now It’s Open Season for Wall Street, Bank Lawyers Crow
theintercept.com The reason for the expected decrease in enforcement has to do with a fatal delay by Schumer to name a minority commissioner and the Trump administration’s unprecedented exploitation of this mistake.
3 weeks ago
Progressive organizations – led by Demand Progress, Win Without War, Just Foreign Policy, Indivisible, and MoveOn – are urging House Democrats..
Progressive groups warn Dems not to vote on GOP motion that could 'destroy' Yemen bill
thehill.com Progressive organizations are urging House Democrats not to vote for any Republican motions to recommit when the chamber takes up a resolution to end U.S. military support for the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen’s civil war.
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