Taxing the Rich

We discuss a viral speech by a Dutch writer at Davos, which argues that talk about the need to raise taxes on the rich.

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Bart Bonikowksi is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Harvard University. He recently wrote “Varieties of American Popular Nationalism” in the American Sociological Review, and “Nationalism in Settled Times” in the Annual Review of Sociology.

Joseph Nathan Cohen co-hosts The Annex and directs the Sociocast Project. He is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the City University of New York, Queens College. He wrote Financial Crisis in American Households: The Basic Expenses That Bankrupt the Middle Class (2017, Praeger) and co-authored Global Capitalism: A Sociological Perspective (2010, Polity). Twitter: @jncohen

Neda Magbouleh is an Assistant Professor of Sociology from the University of Toronto. She wrote The Limits of Whiteness: Iranian Americans and the Everyday Politics of Race (2017, Stanford). Twitter: @nedasoc

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