Definition of regressive
regressivityplay \ˌrē-ˌgre-ˈsi-və-tē\ noun
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That fee amounts to a regressive tax on lower-income families.
The call for shutting down a popular, internationally recognised news network for political reasons is a regressive move on many counts.— The Christian Science Monitor, "Some stunned by Gulf states’ demand for Al Jazeera shut down, Jamaica says no to the Gulf’s ‘bullying’ of Qatar, Why Macron’s stance on Syria is wrong, Why Theresa May’s new coalition could cost her, As war with Islamic State ends, Syria could heat up," 1 July 2017 ,
After passing a health-care bill built around a regressive tax cut, Republicans plan to proceed quickly to a second tax cut, which is expected to also benefit the rich disproportionately.
Some Marylanders, particularly in Prince George’s County, also have reservations about the idea, arguing that the regressive nature of the sales tax more acutely affects lower-income residents.
All told, Trump's laziness and his regressive policies are working in concert to put Americans in greater danger.
But the text of the no-longer-secret Senate bill provides ample proof that, as many critics including myself have noted, Republicans’ Obamacare repeal effort is actually a regressive tax cut plan disguised as health care legislation.
Will's portrayal has gone on to be the blueprint for most gay men on television since then, whereas Jack is somehow seen as negative, and regressive.
That decision too, which has not yet been formalized, has triggered criticism in the media and amongst members of May's party, who have described the DUP as anti-abortionist and regressive on LGBTI rights.
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