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2012 Tax Day

Thoughts on Tax Day 2012

Robert Reich | Posted 06.17.2012 | Politics
Robert Reich

As Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., wrote in 1904, "taxes are the price we pay for a civilized society." But the wealthiest Americans, who haven't raked in as much of America's income and wealth since the 1920s, are today paying a lower tax rate than they have in over 30 years.