Soak the rest of us
For decades, the American tax burden has been shifting away from the rich. Now, two economists say, it could be at the brink of a historic tipping point.
Three weeks ago, the economists Thomas Piketty and Emmanuel Saez made headlines by announcing that, in 2005, the top 1 percent of American earners -- that year, those making more than $350,000 -- received a larger share of American income than at any time since the roaring '20s. (Full article: 1273 words)
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