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Tax Policy and Income Inequality

10am In his state of the union address, President Obama discussed a tax plan aimed at boosting the middle class. His plan comes just days after a report finding the world’s richest one percent own half of all global wealth. We'll how taxes affect income inequality, and if the president’s cuts and hikes can bridge the gap between rich and poor.


  • Steve Mufson, White House Reporter for the Washington Post
  • Aparna Mathur, economist at the American Enterprise Institute
  • Harry Stein, Director for Fiscal Policy at the Center for American Progress