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.DemocracyUprising.com.Andrew Elrod is a graduate student in history at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
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.