President Obama recently gave a lengthy speech on inequality, poverty, and what to do about it. He claimed inequality is increasing, which is debatable, and then offered a few populist ways to reduce it, such as raising...
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New Podcast on Candy and Soda Taxes
This week our very own analyst Scott Drenkard comes on the Tax Policy Podcast to talk about his new study on the increasing debate over excise taxes to fight obesity, particularly those on candy and soda. Recent analysis of the issue, and Scott's Special Report, can be seen at MSNBC and Tax-News.com. More on food and beverage taxes here.
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