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Gerald Scorse's Profile

Diaries published: 71 (16 days since last diary on Mon Apr 20, 2015 at 09:00 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 463 (16 days since last comment on Mon Apr 20, 2015 at 11:03 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 399

Total Comment Ratings: 90

Most Recommended Diary: Robbing Uncle Sam of Retirement Taxes, 48 comments, 28 recommends

People Following Gerald Scorse: 4

Gerald Scorse's Most Recent Diaries:

A tax break that could be the biggest in America is essentially hidden from view. The break on stock market losses flies under the radar, unseen and uncounted, shifting up to 39.6 percent (the top ...
by Gerald Scorse
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Apr 20, 2015 at 09:00 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
You know the safety net is in danger when lawmakers fire away and claim they’re trying to save it. On the first day of the new Congress, the House warned that Social Security benefits might need “
by Gerald Scorse
Comment Count 16 comments on Fri Mar 13, 2015 at 09:00 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Investigative reporter David Cay Johnston has a new piece up at Al Jazeera on a trend he's long been documenting: the increasing share of national income that goes to corporations, while labor's ...
by Gerald Scorse
Comment Count 8 comments on Sat Jan 31, 2015 at 09:09 AM PST with 6 Recommends
Despite serious backsliding ever since the Reagan era, the federal income tax remains modestly progressive; tweaks by President Obama even made it more progressive in 2014. Not so, though, for ...
by Gerald Scorse
Comment Count 27 comments on Wed Jan 28, 2015 at 07:51 AM PST with 20 Recommends
Co-authored with Ronald M. Glassman Nothing is more central to the American Dream than equality of opportunity. In today’s world, that usually means a college education—and, for most families, ...
by Gerald Scorse
Comment Count 19 comments on Mon Jan 12, 2015 at 09:00 AM PST with 5 Recommends
How many times have we heard the canard that it's the rich who bear the tax burden, carrying all the takers along? Not quite in Connecticut, one of the richest per-capita states in America. Here are ...
by Gerald Scorse
Comment Count 26 comments on Thu Jan 08, 2015 at 07:07 AM PST with 1 Recommend

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