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

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780945257455
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 3/11/1992
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 138
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1
1 The Rich People Problem 3
Wealth and Democracy 12
Wealth and the Economy 17
Wealth and Character 27
Wealth and Inevitability 34
2 The Wars Against Wealth 37
The Roots of the Tax-the-Rich Tradition 41
Enter the Modern Era 49
The Rise and Fall of Taxes on the Wealthy 57
The Lessons of the Past 65
3 The Ten Times Rule 73
Why a Ten Times Rule? 79
American Incomes and the Ten Times Rule 85
Can America Afford the Ten Times Rule? 90
Opposing the Ten Times Rule 93
4 Life in Ten Times Rule America 97
The Ten Times Rule and the Old Ballgame 97
A Multi-Millionaire's Story 99
Creating Wealth Under the Ten Times Rule 102
The Ten Times Rule and Poor People 110
Giving Rich People an Out 114
Our Character and the Ten Times Rule 116
An Alternate Scenario 119
Almost Heaven? 123
5 Toward a Ten Times Rule 127
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