From the American Conservative:

It’s highly doubtful that an 80 percent global tax on the richest people, as proposed by Picketty, would much help these people. But efforts to support domestic industry; salvage and even rebuild once-thriving neighborhoods (not just in the counties outside Washington D.C.); support education and apprenticeship linked to local industry; heavily favor the formation of families through the tax code (and, as Reihan Salam has proposed, even punitively tax the childless); encourage the talented and ambitious not just to flock to trendy urban centers; cease subsidizing suburbia; stop advancing the sexual revolution through government policy; relentlessly root out crony capitalism, rent-seeking, and large-scale corporate reliance upon regulatory advantages; for starters at least, might actually start to help some of the working poor and even pinch the elite.

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