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Jul 01 2019
Massachusetts Senator and 2020 presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren features a 'wealth tax' on the country's highest earners as one of her campaign promises. The idea of a wealth tax has been the subject of debate and discussion for years in every corner of the political world.
Recently, two billionaires — Eli Broad and Ken Fisher — wrote op-eds explaining their stance on the proposedBrookings Institution USA TODAY New York Times (Opinion)
Aug 19 2019
Politicians complain loudly about this problem, but their own policies are generating it.
There are economic storm clouds on the horizon, but for now wages are rising, jobs are plentiful, and poverty is falling. Democrats running for president need an economic line of attack, so the solution has been to focus on wealth inequality. Senator Bernie Sanders claims that there has been a “Guest Writer - Right
May 14 2021
Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic struck, the Federal Reserve has gotten plenty of kudos for moves that have helped stabilize the economy, kept house prices from tanking and supported the stock market. But those successes have obscured another effect: the inadvertent impact the Fed’s ultra-low interest rates and bond-buying sprees are having on economic inequality.
Sep 02 2021
African American children are suffering long-term disadvantages as a result of vast and growing disparities in the wealth of US families, with Black families with kids having access to barely 1 cent for every dollar enjoyed by their white counterparts.
The shocking racial wealth gap between families, and its impact on Black and Hispanic kids, is revealed in groundbreaking new researchThe Guardian
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Nov 18 2019
This Abridge News topic aggregates four unique arguments on different sides of the debate. Here are the quick facts to get you started:
THE QUICK FACTS2020 Democratic presidential candidates Sen. Bernie Sanders and Sen. Elizabeth Warren have called for a wealth tax on ultra-wealthy Americans.According to their campaign websites, Warren's "Ultra-Millionaire Tax Abridge News
Jun 12 2014
The two U.S. counties with the worst income inequality couldn't be more different. No. 1 is Manhattan. The second is a rural Native American reservation in North Dakota.Ezra Klein
Jan 08 2020
Is college worth it? As the cost of American higher education soars, inequality widens, and wages stagnate, millions of Millennials and Gen Zers have asked themselves that question. The answer, at least from economists, has remained a resounding yes. One study found that college graduates earn nearly twice as much as their peers without a college degree.The Atlantic
Feb 11 2020
WHY IT MATTERS: According to the Federal Reserve, income and wealth inequality in the United States is on the rise. This fact has been highlighted by several 2020 presidential candidates, who believe that wealth is too highly concentrated at the top. One proposal to redistribute wealth from the top earners is a wealth tax (there are currently several versions of this tax being suggested).The Thread