Inequality—A Real Problem In Need of Real Solutions
Although inequality deniers exist, there’s a growing consensus on the right that inequality is a very real problem. 45% of Republicans in a recent Hill-Harris poll, for example, said they would support Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s proposal for a 70% income tax on those making over $10 million. In this episode, we ask whether or not inequality is a real problem and, if it is, what should be done about it.
Episode Notes, Sources and Corrections
Remington apologizes to Rep. Ocasio-Cortez for not using her full, hyphenated last name.
According to the cited Oxfam report, the wealthiest 26 billionaires control more wealth than 3.8 billion people. At one point Keith cites the number as 23.
At one point, Remington mentions the New York Post and “Washington Times,” but means the Washington Post.