Facts About A Totally Unsexy Issue That Ought To Raise Some Eyebrows

Maz Ali

Economic inequality has been growing for a long time, and one reason is that our tax system — not the most exciting issue but important nonetheless — plays favorites with the likes of Wall Street bankers and loaded inheritors like the Kardashians. Here's how that works.

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Original by United for a Fair Economy. Full disclosure: I developed this infographic with the support of a brilliant economist, David Shreve, as a former communicator for United for a Fair Economy, where tax justice education and advocacy reign supreme. Thumbnail image via Thinkstock; GIF found on College Times.

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