Aug 13, 2020

Employers are confused about Trump’s move to defer payroll taxes

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce sent a letter to the Treasury Department on behalf of businesses asking for some clarity on the temporary payroll tax cut. Plus, reimagining the economy with a focus on inequality, lobbying and regulation.

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How lobbying and regulation can worsen inequality, according to one political science professor

Steven Teles wants to arm legislators with more research staff so they can push back when lobbyists fight institutional change.
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Nobody Beg You Femi Kuti

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Nicole Childers Executive Producer
Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Candace Manriquez Wrenn Producer/Editor
Jay Siebold Engineer
Brian Allison Engineer
Alex Schroeder Digital producer
Meredith Garretson Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director