The case for wealth taxation in one graph

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This graph is from the IMF Fiscal Monitor on tax issued last week:

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Now tell me there is no case for taxing wealth.

And, yes, the disparity is not as bad in the UK than some places. So what?

This is literally a graphic description of an unjust world where all the alternative forms of security that once compensated for a lack of financial wealth  – like workplace security, occupational pensions, social security, secure household tenure and more – are also being stripped away from those without wealth.

This inequality is not just not viable. It is deeply dangerous.

The time for tax justice has come.