The 1%’s Solution

April 4th, 2011 by Rick Drain

Starving the middle class to benefit the wealthy has never in history been sound economic or social policy. None the less, that is what current policy is doing. We need to fix that.

Of the 1%, by the 1%, for the 1%

“One big part of the reason we have so much inequality is that the top 1 percent want it that way. The most obvious example involves tax policy. Lowering tax rates on capital gains, which is how the rich receive a large portion of their income, has given the wealthiest Americans close to a free ride.”