Paying Your Fair Share

Paying Your Fair Share

A common refrain from liberals is that the wealthy do not pay their fair share of taxes. Such charges usually devolve into a debate over how much the one percent does, did, and should pay. The debate over how progressive the income should be has raged since its inception. Blum and Kalven concluded -- more than 60 years ago -- that progressivity hinged on notions of equality and distributive justice. But is the "uneasy" case for progressive taxation still valid?

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