Noem has repeatedly told the story of her father’s tragic death in 1994 and the oppressive estate tax bill she claims came in the mail from the IRS. Turns out that much of what she has said either is misleading, inaccurate, or flat-out false.
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.