[Marxism] Fix the budget deficit - tax the rich

En Passant with John Passant en.passant at bigpond.com
Mon Apr 29 05:20:48 MDT 2013

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has not ruled out tax increases either, but her talk about sharing the pain means that the burden of tax increases will be borne by you and me, not the rich. It is all about Labor's rotten priorities and ruling for capitalists. 

Labor won't tax the rich. Instead it has attacked the vulnerable, like single parents and those sectors it wants to further privatise, even if under government tutelage, like universities. 

Is there an alternative? Labor could tax the rich. It isn't rocket science. Here are a few examples.


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