The raging debates in Seattle and SeaTac on raising the minimum wage highlight the downsides of current policy — workers coming in to take low-skilled jobs while pushing out those who need them the most; the failure to include the airport in the SeaTac wage hike — but also raise the question of where we…More
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Rich families will continue to thrive What’s wrong with developing a progressive national income tax [“Tax bills for rich families approach 30-year high,” seattletimes.com, March 3]? Members of the middle class and the poor cannot fathom the amount the superrich pay to the federal government each year — the superrich see tax rates shocking to…More