How The Rich Dodge Taxes And How To Make Them Pay
On this edition of Your Call, we’ll discuss UC Berkeley Professor Gabriel Zucman’s new book The Triumph of Injustice: How the Rich Dodge Taxes and How to Make Them Pay.
In 1970, the richest Americans paid more than 50 percent of their income in taxes, but today, following the 2018 Republican tax cuts, billionaires pay less taxes than steel workers, school teachers and retirees. How did we get here and what policies allow the rich to pay less and the middle-class and poor pay more?
Gabriel Zucman, Professor of Economics at UC Berkeley and author of The Triumph of Injustice: How the Rich Dodge Taxes and How to Make Them Pay