Mark Engler is a writer based in Philadel­phia and an edi­to­r­i­al board mem­ber at Dis­sent. His lat­est book, writ­ten with Paul Engler, is enti­tled, This Is An Upris­ing: How Non­vi­o­lent Revolt Is Shap­ing the Twen­ty-first Cen­tu­ry (Nation Books). He can be reached via the web­site: http://​www​.Democ​ra​cyUpris​ing​.com.Andrew Elrod is a grad­u­ate stu­dent in his­to­ry at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Cal­i­for­nia, San­ta Barbara.
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s 70% Tax Proposal Is a Great Start—But We Need to Abolish the Ultra-Rich
To combat inequality and oligarchy, we need to tax the accumulated wealth of the billionaire class, not just income.