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What Does Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Know About Tax Policy? A Lot.

Paul Krugman New York Times
AOC’s advocacy of a tax rate of 70-80 percent on very high incomes, is obviously crazy, right? Who thinks that makes sense? Only ignorant people like - Peter Diamond, Nobel laureate in economics, arguably the world’s leading expert on public finance

Trump's Tax Scams. In Gory Detail.

David Cay Johnston DC Report
The New York Times expose is “unprecedented in scope and precision.” And it shows in vivid detail how egregious the Trump family's tax cheating was – not chiseling here and there, but gigantic lies to escape lawful burdens.
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