The Maximum Wage: A Common-Sense Prescription for Revitalizing America - By Taxing the Very Rich

The Maximum Wage: A Common-Sense Prescription for Revitalizing America - By Taxing the Very Rich

by Sam Pizzigati, Howard Saunders
     
 

ISBN-10: 0945257457

ISBN-13: 9780945257455

Pub. Date: 03/11/1992

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780945257455
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
03/11/1992
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
138
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction1
1The Rich People Problem3
Wealth and Democracy12
Wealth and the Economy17
Wealth and Character27
Wealth and Inevitability34
2The Wars Against Wealth37
The Roots of the Tax-the-Rich Tradition41
Enter the Modern Era49
The Rise and Fall of Taxes on the Wealthy57
The Lessons of the Past65
3The Ten Times Rule73
Why a Ten Times Rule?79
American Incomes and the Ten Times Rule85
Can America Afford the Ten Times Rule?90
Opposing the Ten Times Rule93
4Life in Ten Times Rule America97
The Ten Times Rule and the Old Ballgame97
A Multi-Millionaire's Story99
Creating Wealth Under the Ten Times Rule102
The Ten Times Rule and Poor People110
Giving Rich People an Out114
Our Character and the Ten Times Rule116
An Alternate Scenario119
Almost Heaven?123
5Toward a Ten Times Rule127

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