Tag: income inequality

Is Income Inequality a Problem in America? | Joseph (Jake) Klein

Is Income Inequality a Problem in America? | Joseph (Jake) Klein

Is income inequality a problem in America today? Most Americans say it is! A 2015 Gallup poll showed 63% of Americans “say that money and wealth should be more evenly distributed among a larger percentage of the people.” Bernie Sanders has said that income inequality is “immoral,” “unsustainable.” Former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich made …

Should we tax the rich more? | The Economist

Should we tax the rich more? | The Economist

Everyone depends on hospitals, roads, police and schools but they’re expensive and governments across the world are feeling the pinch. So, how can we continue in the future to afford good quality public services? Why has pressure on public services increased? Populations are aging. As the number of retirees grows, working people are going to …

MLK & Universal Basic Income | Guaranteed Income (5 Reasons)

MLK & Universal Basic Income | Guaranteed Income (5 Reasons)

At the end of his life… Martin Luther King Jr. was working on a campaign… …to ensure all Americans… …had a dignified standard of living… …with what is now referred to as a… Universal Basic Income. Or as he called it: A guaranteed minimum income… …for all people… …and all families of our country. The …

💰 Universal Basic Income | Pros and Cons | UBI

💰 Universal Basic Income | Pros and Cons | UBI

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to go back to the 1970s soviet country, and return to our times with then-popular maxim: “Down you lie or up you stand, either way you’ll earn a grand”? Every citizen in our country would have full-time employment and a fixed salary regardless of the results …

Tax Myths

Tax Myths

People are going to have to start paying their fair share in taxes. Their “fair share?” Are you paying your fair share? What would that be? Do you have a specific on the tax rate? You know, you look at our tax rates back in the ‘60s STOSSEL: On 60 minutes, the darling of the …

Income Inequality is Good

Income Inequality is Good

There has been a lot said and a lot written about income inequality – about how unfair it is that a few people are very rich and the rest of us aren’t; that the income gap between the wealthy and even the middle-class, let alone the poor, is so large. There’s only one problem with …

Why the U.S. Should Provide Universal Basic Income

Why the U.S. Should Provide Universal Basic Income

America! We are the richest country on earth, and indeed the richest civilization that has ever existed. We put a man on the moon! We invented the internet, the assembly line, and the airplane. More billionaires live here than anywhere else on earth. And we are widely acknowledged as being the most powerful single nation …