Susan Adelman is the owner of a small business, a social justice activist, and president of the Lucy and Isadore B. Adelman Foundation.
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Monday, January 09, 2012
How the 1 Percent Could Do Its Share to Rebuild America
I'm a member of the 1 percent. I've watched my income tax rates fall over my lifetime, from a top rate of 91 percent under President Dwight Eisenhower to the current low rate of 35 percent. When taxes were higher, this nation built a vibrant middle-class life for millions. Our schools, libraries, bridges, railways, and roads made the United States the envy of the world.