Watch Paul Krugman, along with other policy experts, activists, and elected officials, make the case for taxing the very rich — and debating how best to accomplish that taxation.
How can wealth serve as a barrier for the rich? What effect will the overhaul of the U.S. tax code have on the country’s economic divide? Why is class a taboo topic for Americans to discuss? These are a few of the questions that came up when Chuck Collins, a co-editor of Inequality.org and director of the Program on Inequality and the Common Good at the Institute for Policy Studies, sat down with Magalie Laguerre-Wilkinson of Ethics Matter to discuss class and inequality.
You can listen to the full interview below, or read the transcript here.
Check out the clip below for a short preview of the conversation.