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Unformatted text preview: West Coast Publishing Progressive Income Taxes Topic Page 1 Contents Contents ........................................................................................................................................... 1 TOPIC OVERVIEW ........................................................................................................................ 2 Resolved: Progressive Income Taxes are just .............................................................................. 2 By Nigel Ramoz-Leslie, Whitman College ................................................................................. 2 SUMMARY OVERVIEW ............................................................................................................... 2 AFFIRMATIVE CASE ................................................................................................................... 3 PROGRESSIVE TAXES REDUCE INEQUALITY .................................................................. 5 PROGRESSIVE TAXES HAVE A CONSTITUTIONAL BASIS ............................................. 6 PROGRESSIVE TAXES DO NOT CAUSE WEALTHY BACKLASH ................................... 7 PROGRESSIVE TAXES ARE GOOD FOR THE ECONOMY ................................................ 8 FLAT TAXES HAVE DETRIMENTAL EFFECTS .................................................................. 9 PROGRESSIVE TAXES CLOSE LEGAL LOOPHOLES, REDUCE TAX EVASION ......... 10 PROGRESSIVE TAXES PROVIDE REVENUE FOR SOCIAL PROGRAMS ...................... 11 SOM IS THE BEST AND ONLY WAY ..................................................................... 12 SOM BETTER FOR WORKER POLITICAL POWER ............................................. 13 MOST OPPRESSED HELPED MORE BY SOM ...................................................... 14 INEQUITY IS A SERIOUS PROBLEM ................................................................................. 15 NEGATIVE CASE ........................................................................................................................ 16 PROGRESSIVE TAXES ARE FOUNDED UPON UNEQUAL TREATMENT .................... 18 PROGRESSIVE TAXES ARE UNEQUAL ............................................................................. 19 FLAT TAXES ARE A BETTER ALTERNATIVE TO PROGRESSIVE TAXATION .......... 20 FLAT TAXES WORK BEST .................................................................................................... 21 PROGRESSIVE TAXES VIOLATE PRINCIPLES OF LIBERTY ......................................... 22 PROGRESSIVE TAXES HARM THE ECONOMY ................................................................ 23 PROGRESSIVE TAXES ENCOURAGE ILLICIT BEHAVIOR ............................................ 24 CAPITALISM IS GOOD FOR SOCIETY ................................................................................ 25 CAPITALISM MAXIMIZES LIBERTY ................................................................................. 26 CAPITALISM SPURS INNOVATION .......................................................................................
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