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Robert Reich: 12 Myths About Taxing the Rich

Robert Reich: 12 Myths About Taxing the Rich

Some politicians are calling for higher taxes on the rich. And naturally, these proposals have unleashed a torrent of opposition – mostly from… the rich. Here are the 12 biggest myths they are propounding. Myth: A top marginal tax rate applies to all of a rich person’s total income or wealth. Wrong. It would only …

US Income Inequality Surges to Highest in 50 Years

US Income Inequality Surges to Highest in 50 Years

so U S income inequality is hit the highest level in 50 years. We have just learned, and this is measured using something called the Guinea index. G I. N I. Let’s talk about how the metric works. This is a measure of distribution of income or wealth. You can have an income distribution, a …

Don’t Mention Income Inequality at a TED Talk

Don’t Mention Income Inequality at a TED Talk

it’s sis it is amazing that different forces that will squelch some type of dissent i mean the there that you can and not you cannot overestimate the queasy s uh… love of people in the media even in the sort of like things that we wouldn’t necessarily consider this reduced traditional media hiking tell …