Is Taxing the Wealthy Good For Our Health?

Is Taxing the Wealthy Good For Our Health?

Is Taxing the Wealthy Good For Our Health?

Does healthcare reform stand a chance against the conservatives’ antitax fantasies? Rep. Maxine Waters, Columbia Business School Professor Eric Schoenberg and others weigh in.

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One of the proposals to pay for healthcare reform was to impose an
income tax surcharge on families earning more than $350,000. Under
pressure from Congress, that number has now gone up to $1,000,000 for
families and $500,000 for individuals. But does it stand a chance
against the conservatives’ anti-tax fantasy? Today Rep. Maxine Waters,
Columbia Business School Professor Eric Schoenberg and others on why
taxing the wealthy might be good for our health.

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