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Friday Nite Videos | February 28, 2020

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“The Billionaire Election”. Mama Africa | Andrew Tosh. The Case for Bernie Sanders. The Case for Elizabeth Warren. Trump’s Flailing Response to the Coronavirus Outbreak.

Friday Nite Videos | March 8, 2019

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A Better Way to Tax the Rich. Venezuela | Music Parody. Beauty and the East | A Short Film. Automation: Last Week Tonight With John Oliver. Discussion of Rep. Ilhan Omar's Challenge to the Israel Lobby.

A Better Way to Tax the Rich

American wealth inequality is staggering. A wealth tax, which would home in on the money people actually have, rather than just the money we earn and spend, could be a solution.

A US Tax on Wealth Is Long Overdue

Thomas Piketty The Boston Globe; Common Dreams
Between 1930 and 1980, the rate applied on the highest incomes was on average 81 percent, and the rate applied to the highest inherited estates was 74 percent. Clearly this did not destroy American capitalism.
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