David Cay Johnston

Underpaid women and their men

By David Cay Johnston
October 26, 2011

New data on U.S. incomes, poverty, pensions and philanthropy all show a common economic reality — women are still getting shortchanged. Do men care?

Beyond the 1 percent

By David Cay Johnston
October 25, 2011

By David Cay Johnston
The author is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

First look at US pay data, it’s awful

By David Cay Johnston
October 19, 2011

Anyone who wants to understand the enduring nature of Occupy Wall Street and similar protests across the country need only look at the first official data on 2010 paychecks, which the U.S. government posted on the Internet on Wednesday.

Tax repatriation

By David Cay Johnston
October 19, 2011

By David Cay Johnston
The author is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

Pipeline profiteering

By David Cay Johnston
October 17, 2011

By David Cay Johnston
The opinions expressed are his own.

Last year a fourth of the nation’s oil pipelines earned excessive profits, at up to seven times the rates allowed these regulated monopolies, according to an explosive analysis prepared by a former general counsel for the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

Decoding the lies on tax policy

By David Cay Johnston
October 11, 2011

David Cay Johnston explains the twisted tax logic currently being used by politicians:

Orwellian tax talk

By David Cay Johnston
October 11, 2011

By David Cay Johnston
The author is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

Occupy Wall Street

By David Cay Johnston
October 7, 2011

By David Cay Johnston
The views expressed are his own.

Pay close attention to the Occupy Wall Street demonstrations in New York and around the United States, especially if the protests endure through the cold months into the election year spring or if the New York police are ordered to violently end the demonstrations, which would ensure they spread.

“Stateless income”

By David Cay Johnston
October 4, 2011

By David Cay Johnston
The author is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.