Americans don’t like to be taxed, we’re told — after all, who would willingly part with their hard earned money? But according to Vanessa Williamson that assumption is largely incorrect. She has studied attitudes toward paying taxes – and argues that our misperceptions have deleterious consequences, including discounting the contributions of low income people. She … Continued


Opal Tometi, co-founder of #BlackLivesMatter, Black feminist writer, communications strategist and cultural organizer. She is the Executive Director of the Black Alliance for Just Immigration. And David Cay Johnston, American investigative journalist and author, specialist in economics and tax issues, and winner of the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for Beat Reporting joins us to discuss taxes … Continued