Category Archives: Taxes

Reforming Taxation to Promote Growth and Equity

Nobel-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz argues that tax reform is the key to addressing inequality. This white paper outlines concrete policy measures that can restore equitable and sustainable economic growth in the United States, in the context of the country’s recurring … Continue reading

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By Cutting Taxes on the Rich, We’ve Incentivized Greed — How Do We Return to Fairness?

Read The Right wants to return to the “happier days” of the 1950s–but forgets that one of the main reasons for that era’s prosperity was very high taxes on the wealthy. It is curious that the American Right, which waxes … Continue reading

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Stop Coddling the Super-Rich

Read While the poor and middle class fight for us in Afghanistan, and while most Americans struggle to make ends meet, we mega-rich continue to get our extraordinary tax breaks. My friends and I have been coddled long enough by … Continue reading

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