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The Tax Code Is Rigged

It Enforces, Enhances, and Enshrines the Wealth Gap—but It Can Be Beat

For centuries, economists and social scientists have recognized that people’s actions, no matter how well thought through, have unintended and unanticipated consequences. At times the unintended consequence is minimal, such as the temperature in a freezer getting temporarily warmer when you place a new item inside of it. At other times the unintended consequence is so significant that instead of bringing a solution to a problem, it actually makes it worse.

Example  Mack and Jessica were at a dinner party with several other couples. During the meal ...

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