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Vanessa Williamson

Vanessa Williamson is a senior fellow in governance studies at the Brookings Institution. She studies the politics of redistribution, with a focus on attitudes about taxation and is the author of “Read My Lips: Why Americans Are Proud to Pay Taxes.”

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's 70 Percent Tax on the Rich Isn't About Revenue, It's About Decreasing Inequality

Progressive taxation should work as a corrective tax, like tobacco taxes or a carbon tax, fixing the problems created by exploitative capitalism

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