The latest tax proposals in Congress are an okay first step, but don't go far enough to address one of the biggest enablers of dynastic wealth.
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From academics to activists, thoughtful people worldwide are focusing their attention on economic inequality as never before.
Unless this generation-skipping tax exemption is strengthened, wealth dynasties will continue to grow and proliferate.
The interactive web site analyzes the central role of race and gender in the creation and perpetuation of economic inequality.
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From the very start, the giant retailer's business strategy has relied on dodging taxes and pocketing public subsidies.