An inspiring idea


Taxing the rich: These are the same types who led to the massive inequality and Great Depression. Greed never learns.

To the horror of Republicans, soaking the rich is an increasingly popular idea. The vast inequality in wealth among Americans is one of the most serious economic problems facing the country, but there is a very simple solution: a wealth tax.

The top 1 percent of Americans have more wealth than the bottom 95 percent, and that gulf is growing. That’s a startling fa...

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