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The American System

Jan 2019

January 24, 2019

January 25, 2019

Make the Top One Tenth of One Per Cent Pay Their Fair Share!

Sen. Elizabeth Warren Rockets to Front of Democratic Field With Launch of Wealth Tax Levied on Accumulated Assets, Not Merely Income; Measure Would Take 2% of Wealth From $50 Million to $1 Billion, 3% of Assets Over $1 Billion; Levy Would Be Paid by 75,000 Super-Rich, Yielding $2.75 Trillion In Tax Revenue Over Decade; Authentic Economic Populism in New Deal Tradition Exposes Hollowness of Trump-Bannon Workerist Fakery and Dem Identity Politics Candidates; GOP Lockstep Crumbling in Senate After 6 Republicans Vote With Democrats to Re-Open Government; Carter Attorney General Civiletti’s Egregious Blunder of 1980 Made Shutdowns Possible