How Billionaires Pay Less In Taxes Than You

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The new bombshell report from ProPublica may not have come as much of a surprise, but it should at least spark some serious conversations about the state of inequality and corporate power in America. When money buys policies, and polices benefit those with money, what can be done to solve the problem?

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Citations and Further Reading:

ProPublica Report
https://www.propublica.org/article/the-secret-irs-files-trove-of-never-before-seen-records-reveal-how-the-wealthiest-avoid-income-tax

ProPublica Explainer:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8pBPZMUcsh0

News Coverage:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6wrGfAFnr1M
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O5bRCckqSOE
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jWRlkGcc4Yw

Jeff Bezos real estate holdings:
https://nypost.com/article/jeff-bezos-houses-real-estate-portfolio/

Jeff Bezos megayacht:
https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/companies/jeff-bezoss-dollar500-million-yacht-comes-with-its-own-yacht/ar-BB1gy7Pw
Change in tax rates over time graphic:
https://taxjusticenow.org/#/

Trickle Down economics study:
http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/107919/1/Hope_economic_consequences_of_major_tax_cuts_published.pdf

Biden keeping Trump era business tax break:
https://www.wsj.com/articles/first-biden-budget-retains-trump-era-business-tax-break-11622293200

McConnell on leakers:
https://www.businessinsider.com/mcconnell-propublica-tax-leak-billionaires-republican-outrage-2021-6

Civil War taxation:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Revenue_Act_of_1862

Testing Theories of American Politics (corporate interests vs average citizens):
https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/perspectives-on-politics/article/testing-theories-of-american-politics-elites-interest-groups-and-average-citizens/62327F513959D0A304D4893B382B992B

Russian Revolution:
https://www.marxists.org/history/ussr/events/revolution/index.htm

Chinese Revolution:
https://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/mao/selected-works/volume-2/mswv2_23.htm

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