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Bernie Sanders: Americans ‘would be delighted to pay more in taxes’ for socialist policies

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said more taxes would be necessary in order to pay for things like universal healthcare and tuition-free college. Sanders pointed to countries like Germany and Finland, where the cost of going to college is minimal. “But as you know, the taxes in many of those countries are much higher than they… Read More »

Scaling Back: A New Policy Disagreement Between Clinton and Sanders: Soda Taxes

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have a new issue to disagree about: the wisdom of a soda tax. A tax on sugary soft drinks, like the one proposed in Philadelphia and endorsed by Mrs. Clinton last week, divides the left. It can be seen as achieving an admirable public health goal of less sugar consumption… Read More »