Fault Lines: IMF Calls for Wealth Tax

Richard Wolff joins Fault Lines to talk about the IMF's calls for wealth taxes being implemented around the world to repair economies on the other side of COVID-19 - and how the funds from those taxes would be used by governments seeking them. Prof Wolff also answered the question; what would it take to remove poverty in the United States? Wolff answered that we'd need to see big boosts to incomes, a change in the kinds of jobs people get and how they see their lives fitting into society, and a significant shift in the ownership of workplaces.

 

Listen to this segment on Fault lines (begins at 129:45)

 

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  • Richard Wolff
    published this page in Blog 2021-04-12 03:27:00 -0400

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