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Citizens’ Wealth Funds: An Alternative To The Inequality Escalator

Citizens’ Wealth Funds: An Alternative To The Inequality Escalator
Above Photo: Jonny White/flickr/CC Many attempts to tackle inequality fall short because they fail to target inequality’s primary source, the concentration of the ownership of both capital and other forms of wealth. Because of this concentration, the substantial returns that stem from wealth — in dividends, rent, and interest — accrue almost wholly to the already rich. Citizens’ wealth funds can help break up concentrated wealth. These funds ... Read more