In Praise of Taxes by Nicola Liebert

Share the joy
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2017/10/435182.shtml

Our tax system promotes private wealth and impoverishes the community. Even if no one pays them gladly, most are aware taxes int he interest of the community are sensible. “Taxes are what we pay for a civilized society,” said Oliver Wendell Holmes, the former Supreme Court justice. The principle of progressive taxation is normally in force for financing state expenditures. Whoever is wealthy should pay more.

This entry was posted in Political Theory, Reducing Inequality/ Redistribution. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply