This topic is gaining more attention all the time, especially since the big success of Thomas Piketty’s ’s widely-bought but little-read “Capital in the 21st Century” in 2013. Is the long-term trend going to end with a revolution, or are there more practical ways to deal with this emotional topic? Even the politicians are now jumping into the fray, despite the strong feelings that reveal a wide separation of personal opinions. Some say this concentration of riches will actually lead to a much poorer economy for everyone in the long run. We will look at the following questions:
Come join us to share your thoughts and consider a variety of options.
Resources: relevant articles from the New York Times
• “What’s Really Radical? Not Taxing the Rich” David Leonhardt Feb. 3, 2019 Link: https://nyti.ms/2DRaNYm
• “Schumer and Sanders: :Limit Corporate Stock Buybacks” Schumer and Sanders Feb. 3, 2019 Link: https://nyti.ms/2DSsdE8
• ”Taxing the Wealthy Sounds Easy. It’s not.” Paul Sullivan Feb. 1, 2019 Link https://nyti.ms/2UvS9uF
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