Reforming Our Tax System, Reducing Our Deficit

In order to secure our fiscal future and achieve meaningful deficit reduction over the next 10 years, we need a plan that combines progressive, revenue-enhancing tax reform with pragmatic spending cuts that do not undermine the middle class, the poor, or seniors.


Video: Where Did the Debt Come From?

Michael Linden, CAP's Director of Tax and Budget Policy, looks at what happened in the 10 years since the Congressional Budget Office projected a massive surplus.



The Failure of Supply-Side Economics

Michael Ettlinger and Michael Linden give three decades' worth of evidence that proves supply-side economics doesn't work.


Video: Once Upon a Trickle Down

The Center for American Progress and cartoonist Mark Fiore explain why a strong middle class is critical for robust economic growth.



Where Are Your Tax Dollars Going?

Interactive graph from Michael Linden and Michael Ettlinger gives you an in-depth look at the federal budget.