(2016/04/29) In praise of higher taxes (Economics) (Repost)

Edition #1010

Today we take a look at the way our current low-tax structure ends up redistributing the burden of funding society to those least able to pay for it while widening the already staggeringly-large wealth gap.

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Show Notes

Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell – From a Basement On the Hill

Ch. 2: Act 1: City Stealing From Citizens By Tampering With Traffic Lights – @theyoungturks – Air Date: 10-18-14

Ch. 3: Song 1: The fix is in – Ok Go


Ch. 4: Act 2: Cops Generating Money off Black Communities… – @Thom_Hartmann – Air Date 07-31-15

Ch. 5: Song 2: Shakedown – Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band


Ch. 6: Act 3: Billionaire Governor Taxes Rich, Increases Minimum Wage, Economy Explodes – @DavidPakmanShow – Air Date: 02-28-15

Ch. 7: Song 3: Trickle Down – Hayseed Dixie


Ch. 8: Act 4: Republican Governors Seek to Raise Taxes On Middle Class and Poor – Majority Report (@MajorityFM) – Air Date: 01-28-15

Ch. 9: Song 4: Class Warfare – Chris Priest


Ch. 10: Act 5: Details of how Reaganomics in Kansas has utterly failed – Bradcast from @TheBradBlog – Air Date 4-19-16

Ch. 11: Song 5: That’s all – Clare and the Reasons


Ch. 12: Act 6: How To Pay For Tax Cuts For The Rich (If You’re A Republican) – @theyoungturks – Air Date: 06-20-15

Ch. 13: Song 6: Robin Hood – Dick James


Ch. 14: Act 7: Don’t Think the Poor Pay Enough Taxes? You’re Living in a Fantasy World – @DavidPakmanShow – Air Date: 04-25-15

Ch. 15: Song 7: Work to Live – Serious Suicide


Ch. 16: Act 8: .@ryangrim on Mississippi’s dependence on prisoners for revenue – Bradcast from @TheBradBlog – Air Date 4-19-16

Ch. 17: Song 8: Turtle (Bonobo Remix) – Pilote


Ch. 18: Act 9: Why An American In Sweden LOVES Paying His Taxes… – @Thom_Hartmann – Air Date: 04-12-16

Ch. 19: Song 9: Taxman – Nickel Creek


Ch. 20: Act 10: The myth of a heavy tax burden in the US – Economic Update w/ @profwolff – Air Date 4-24-16


Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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