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How To Avoid Raising Taxes on the Middle Class or Cutting Programs the Middle and Poor Depend On

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Together, the two sets of taxes on the wealthy -- tax increases contained in the fiscal cliff agreement, and a wealth tax such as Ackerman and Alstott have proposed -- would just about equal the spending cuts the White House has already agreed to, totaling $1.5 trillion (or $1.7 trillion including interest savings).

That seems about right.

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Robert Reich, former U.S. Secretary of Labor and Professor of Public Policy at the University of California at Berkeley, has a new film, "Inequality for All," to be released September 27. He blogs at www.robertreich.org.

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First, there should be NO cuts to human services, ... by E. J. N. on Thursday, Jan 24, 2013 at 9:05:17 PM
Back in the late 60's when I first heard of the Ne... by Dennis Kaiser on Friday, Jan 25, 2013 at 4:57:05 AM
Is there any way we could help get a Financial Tra... by hilarie malmberg on Friday, Jan 25, 2013 at 9:53:01 AM
I just read your intro but it is enough for me.&nb... by Suzana Megles on Monday, Jan 28, 2013 at 3:06:29 PM
I just want to know if Ackerman and Altott gonaa d... by Lynn Wilson on Saturday, Feb 2, 2013 at 11:53:07 PM