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The second source of opposition grew out of a broader animus to the notion of progressivity itself.
But that progressivity holds true only for direct taxes on personal and corporate income.
To the extent that our society values progressivity in its tax code — and mobility on its socioeconomic ladder — this policy makes no sense.
The plan indicates Republicans would not change the progressivity of the current code, meaning that the rich would not get bigger cuts than the middle class and lower-income Americans.
Such a campaign to repeal the 16th Amendment would enjoy broad popular support, particularly if progressivity benefits (e.g., a yearly check for $10,000) were limited to U.S. citizens.
The idea that differing life spans between rich and poor would reduce the progressivity of Social Security isn’t new; the Brookings Institution economist Henry J. Aaron identified the problem in a 1977 paper.
The party could also go more ambitious, and offer a detailed plan for overhauling the tax system with an eye toward simplicity and progressivity.
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