…t is less worshipful of status and more focussed on pulling together for our collective well-being. Our “every person for themselves” ideologies have seriously eroded our capacity to function as a democracy.
Dr Katherine Phelps
Indeed it has — paired with racism and prejudice.Words are funny things. Taxing the rich “can” work, but “can” and “does” are different concepts. The system has to be set up to fuel that money back to the people who need it. Too often, a tax hike results in less hours, lower pay and higher consumer prices, which hit the people who are already hurting.