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How to stop the plutocracy game: index the top 1%’s tax rates to decreasing inequality

Lester Golden
The National Discussion
2 min readJun 25, 2020

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Wealth and inheritance taxes are front and center in the debate about how to attack extreme inequality. Another way to use the tax system to attack inequality and the incentives for wage suppression: index the tax rates on the top 1% of earners to the Gini Coefficient measure of inequality. Gini measures zero in a state of total equality and…

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Lester Golden
The National Discussion

From Latvia & Porto I write to share learning from an academic&business life in 8 languages in 5 countries & seeing fascism die in Portugal&Spain in1974 & 1976.