The Movement Builds for Progressive Tax Policy

May 15, 2009

Original publication: Facing South

Date of publication: April 15, 2009

By Desiree Evans of The Institute for Southern Studies.

"A movement aimed at shifting the nation's tax policy by raising taxes for the wealthiest is taking off across the country. Such a shift in policy would mean reversing 30 years worth of federal tax and budget policy that has primarily favored the rich.

Improving tax policy was a large part of President Barack Obama's campaign program. Although he's implemented one of the largest tax cuts for working families in U.S. history, economic justice advocates say that Obama's tax proposals must do more."

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