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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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