Democrats’ Plans To Make The Wealthy Pay Will Barely Make A Dent

By Gabriel Zucman And Emmanuel Saez, The Conversation. -

Demanding tax increases on the rich is back in fashion – both in the corridors of the House of Representatives and on the red carpet of the Met Gala. The House Ways and Means Committee [...]

Huge Study Of 50 Years Of Tax Cuts For The Wealthy

By Grace Dean, Business Insider. -

Large tax cuts for the rich don't lead to economic growth and employment but instead cause higher income inequality, a new study that examined tax cuts over 50 years suggested. A recent [...]

Voters Pass A Tax On The Rich To Pay Teachers More

By Austin Walker, KVOA. -

Marana, AZ - Prop 208, Invest in Ed, passed. A 3.5 percent tax increase will be applied to any individual making more than $250,000 a year or if a household makes more than $500,000 a year. [...]

Truth And Redistribution

By Darrick Hamilton & Naomi Zewde, YES Magazine. -

In a nutshell, our racial dilemma is grounded in a political, economic, and identity-based devaluing of Black lives that has persisted ever since the first enslaved African arrived in Jamestown [...]

The Basic Case For A Wealth Tax

By  Bob Lord and Lee Price, -

Changes in tax policy since 1980 have been driving U.S. inequality to levels not seen since the original Gilded Age. Reversing that trajectory — and restoring a more egalitarian society — will [...]

A Wealth Tax Might Be Easier to Implement than You Think

By Steve Wamhoff, Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy -

A direct federal tax on wealth, as described in a January report from ITEP and proposed by Sen. Elizabeth Warren, could raise substantial revenue to make public investments, curb rising [...]