Sin Taxes Work, But Should We Use Them?
Ester Bloom

I think the most compelling counterargument to soda and sin taxes is that, frankly, they function as poor taxes more than anything else. I’m all for helping people make better choices, but soda and sin taxes always seem a little icky, “you poors don’t have any control so let me tell you how to spend your money”-ish. I’m normally very liberal-minded on policy issues, too!

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