Deep Wounds for Republicans Increase Resistance to Supporting the IRS

WASHINGTON — Democrats’ plan to pay for infrastructure investments by empowering the Internal Revenue Service to catch tax evaders has rekindled old resentments for Republicans, whose distrust in the agency has simmered for years, and has dashed hopes of a bipartisan legislative agreement built on contraction. the so-called tax gap. Republican senators this week backed …

The Bombs May Have Stopped, But The Wounds of War Are Still Deep

A CROSSING FROM THE NORTH by Anuk Arudpragasam Anuk Arudpragasam’s second novel, “Gateway to the North,” begins with Krishan learning of the death of his ailing grandmother’s former caregiver, Rani, and ends two days later as she watches Rani’s body burn on her funeral pyre. The pages of intense introspection in between chronicle Krishan’s thoughts …