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Rich Tax Cuts

Raising Taxes On The Rich Would Reduce Income Inequality: Larry Summers

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 02.17.2014 | Business

Raising taxes on the rich would "play a major role" in reducing income inequality, according to Larry Summers. Capping the earnings of the likes of...

High Taxes On The Rich: No Biggie For Small Business

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 07.20.2012 | Small Business

Analysts are looking askance at a claim that raising taxes on the rich would spell doom for America's small business owners. According to a policy ...

House Republicans Agree On Burdens Of The Rich

Posted 11.22.2011 | Politics

The debate about taxing the super-rich is as pertinent and contentious as it has ever been, thanks to the Occupy Wall Street movement pushing the issu...

Rich Man Whining

Edward D. Kleinbard | Posted 10.24.2011 | Business
Edward D. Kleinbard

Let's put to bed for all time this trope that half of Americans have no "skin in the game." The income tax is simply one of a suite of federal taxes imposed on rich and poor in different proportions and collected through different mechanisms.

No Representation Without Taxation!

Benjamin R. Barber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Benjamin R. Barber

America's problem is that it doesn't want to pay for what it wants. We pay big bucks for the stuff that makes us happy. We pay only pennies publicly for common goods, and then whine about how many pennies it's costing.

Some Top Democrats May Be Rethinking Tax Hike On The Rich | Lori Montgomery | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Bush tax cuts are set to expire in December. Republicans are pushing to extend them all, while President Obama has forcefully argued that the coun...