[VIDEO] Tax the Rich? New questions

• Is it justified that high-salary workers pay a high portion of the tax revenue? If so, what is that justification?

• Does paying a high portion of taxes mean they contribute more to society than other workers?

• Does the high market value of their labor, as reflected by their high salary, mean their labor contributes more social value to society?

• Higher tax for the rich is the progressive liberal solution to address inequality and provide better funding for public goods and services. But what is the socialist solution? (Note that I use the word socialist to refer to a stateless and classless society.)

[VIDEO] Tax the Rich? Why More Is Not Enough

A critique of both the conservative and liberal perspectives on taxing the rich.

PragerU and The Daily Wire misrepresent the facts to exaggerate how much tax the rich pay. However, a large portion of tax revenue is indeed paid by the rich. The argument that liberal progressives make to justify this is: Those who can afford more should pay more. But this accepts the belief that the rich subsidize and support the rest of us.

The opposite is true, at least when it comes to rich capitalists, i.e. the majority of the rich. It’s the working-class who support and subsidize the rich by producing their wealth.

Wealth Tax: Expropriation of the Rich or Capitalist Smokescreen?

As the bourgeoisie wracks its brains for solutions to this epochal crisis, the tax lever has become one of the main tools that left reformists believe will end capitalist aggression and bring substantial benefits to the depleted pockets of the proletariat.

"I pay my taxes" - so what?! - Critisticuffs

Cat looking at coins

A critique of common misconceptions around taxation and the relationship between taxpayer and the state.

GILETS JAUNES: the first attempts at mobilising “the people” for a strong state against the proletariat - Mouvement Communiste/Kolektivně proti Kapitălu

Brief statement about the nature of the "Gilets jaunes" movement by Mouvement Communiste/Kolektivně proti Kapitălu.

1850: Bulgarian Peasants Revolt

Turkish Bashi-Bazouks

A short history of an uprising by (mostly) Bulgarian peasants in the waning Ottoman Empire. The peasants fought to abolish their feudal duties and taxes, but many of their leaders were also motivated by a mix of national autonomy and Christianity. The revolt was defeated but outrage over the severe reprisals by the authorities forced the Ottoman Empire to back down and introduce limited land and tax reforms.

On Taxation - Karl Marx

Excerpts from the writings of Marx on the subject of taxation.

1857: Brazilian Slaves Strike Against ID Tags

In 1857 a mix of slaves and free black labourers struck to resist an ID tag system and tax on their trade.

Alternative Vol. 2, No. 2 (October 1949)

The Vol. 2, No. 2 (October 1949) issue of Alternative, an anarchist publication produced out of New York City from 1948-1951 and focusing on pacifist viewpoints.

Alternative Vol. 1, No. 9 (February 1949)

The Vol. 1, No. 9 (February 1949) issue of Alternative, an anarchist publication produced out of New York City from 1948-1951 and focusing on pacifist viewpoints.