Arthur MacEwan

Arthur MacEwan

Arthur MacEwan is professor emeritus at UMass Boston and a Dollars & Sense Associate.

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Just because firms and rich people play by the rules of the markets, this does not lead to the conclusion that the results are just. (And, of course, they often don’t play by the rules!) (Photo: Ars Electronica / Flickr) Views
Monday, December 30, 2019
Are Taxes the Best Way of Dealing With Inequality?
Higher taxes on the rich would be a good start. During the mid-20th century, we had much less inequality (though still too much), and this was partly due to higher taxes on the rich. Today, the very rich pay lower tax rates than any other group. (There is, by the way, no evidence that those higher...
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