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How We Might Avoid Jumping off the Looming ‘Fiscal Cliff’ « Brandon Bechtel
"My humble answer is to implement an indexed corporate tax structure, taxing corporations at a lower rate for offering more equal pay to employees. A simple example would be the following:"

"Corporation A – 300:1 ratio of highest to lowest paid worker; 35% tax rate"
"Corporation B – 100:1 ratio of highest to lowest paid worker; 20% tax rate"
tax  economy  government  budget 
september 2012 by charliepark
Time to end the war on drugs | Hacker News
A really good thread on the drug war, and commentary on how Portugal has been somewhat successful through decriminalization and treating it as a health issue rather than a criminal issue.
drugs  politics  government 
december 2011 by charliepark

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