The Daily Populous

Monday March 22nd, 2021 evening edition

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"From a policy perspective, our results highlight that there is substantial evasion at the top which requires administrative resources to detect and deter," the authors write.

"We estimate that 36% of federal income taxes unpaid are owed by the top 1% and that collecting all unpaid federal income tax from this group would increase federal revenues by about $175 billion annually.".

"There has been much discussion in the United States about the fact that the audit rate at the top of the income distribution has declined," the paper continues.

The IRS doesn't enforce tax laws when it comes the ultra-wealthy.

As a result, the paper's authors note, the incomes of the wealthiest people in the U.S. and the country's overall inequality are significantly underestimated.

The bill would invest in improvements to IRS technology, require audits of the richest individuals and corporations, and implement more strict income reporting requirements.

"We know our tax system is broken, and it's long past time we start fixing it," Khanna said in a statement. »

People think women exaggerate pain

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Research has also shown that women wait longer to receive pain medication and are less likely to receive opioids for pain relief.

This study is a laboratory experiment to test whether people discount women's pain in a controlled setting," Wager said.

Both male and female perceivers underestimated women's pain in the study as a result of gender biases, which may be an obstacle to effective pain care. »

A Casino's Database Was Hacked Through A Smart Fish Tank Thermometer

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A cybersecurity executive has revealed that hackers used an Internet of Things (IoT) connected fish tank thermostat to gain access to a casino's high-roller database.

“They then found the high-roller database and then pulled that back across the network, out the thermostat, and up to the cloud.”

“I saw a bank that had been hacked through its CCTV cameras because these devices are bought purely on cost.”. »

Transphobia, hostility about protesters in private cop group

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McQuillan, who recently announced he is running for a vacant magisterial district judge post, was listed as one of four administrators of a private Facebook group called the Pittsburgh Area Police Breakroom.

After the AP began asking about posts last week, the group appeared to have been deleted or suspended from view. »

Fleeing Myanmar policemen defy army order to kill protesters

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Mizoram is a state in India’s northeast, and shares a border with Bangladesh and Myanmar.

They spoke to an AP photojournalist on condition of anonymity because of fears of retribution against family members still in Myanmar.

India shares a 1,643km border with Myanmar, and is home to thousands of refugees from Myanmar in different states. »