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Old 11-08-2015, 06:54 PM
 
Location: Long Island, NY
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Raise the minimum wage.

Single-payer universal health care, so poor people can afford to stay healthy.

Increase spending on education across the board.

Raise taxes on capital gains and the top 1% of income to pay for it.
I am on-board with this, even though my taxes will rise.
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Old 11-09-2015, 05:12 AM
 
Location: western East Roman Empire
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Raise the minimum wage.

Single-payer universal health care, so poor people can afford to stay healthy.

Increase spending on education across the board.

Raise taxes on capital gains and the top 1% of income to pay for it.

So, in other words, wave a magic wand.

Sounds efficacious. In a vacuum.
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Old 11-09-2015, 06:24 AM
 
Location: Long Island, NY
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So, in other words, wave a magic wand.

Sounds efficacious. In a vacuum.
That reply doesn't make any sense. Raising the minimum wage; providing single-payer universal health care; improving on education; and raise taxes on capital gains and the top 1% of income are specific policies that have proven to reduce income inequality.
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