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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.

The Tax Bill Battle Shows the Left Needs a "Single Payer of Fiscal Policy"

Sarah Jaffe In These Times
When the heirs and heiresses of billionaire fortunes can take over an entire political party and force them to pass public policies that the vast majority of even their own voters don't want, there is a problem with democracy. A conversation with Michael Kink, executive director of the Strong Economy for All Coalition.
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