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A Better Way to Tax the Rich

American wealth inequality is staggering. A wealth tax, which would home in on the money people actually have, rather than just the money we earn and spend, could be a solution.

The Illusion of Race-Neutral Tax Policy

Misha Hill, Alan Essig, Meg Wiehe, Jenice Robinson, Steve Wamhoff and Carl Davis Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy
A continued “colorblind” approach to tax and economic policies is outmoded and ineffective. Acknowledging the disparate impact tax policies have based on race is paramount to building truly equitable and sustainable tax systems.

Why Cities Should Stop Playing Amazon’s Game

Amihai Glazer The Conversation
In my research as an economist studying corporate welfare, I have reviewed much evidence on the effectiveness of tax and other incentives. My conclusion: Incentives just don’t work.

Elizabeth Warren's Wealth Tax Is Constitutional, and Necessary

Michael Hiltzik Los Angeles Times
The concentration of wealth in America has reached levels that make the gilt of the 19th century Gilded Age look like dross. There’s sound economic and social sense in taxing the hell out of excessive incomes and excessive wealth.

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
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