Bernie Sanders Renews Call For A Billionaire Tax—This Time To Fund Medicare During The Coronavirus Pandemic
In a Tuesday op-ed in The Guardian, former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders renewed his call for a tax on the ultra-wealthy to fund Medicare as the coronavirus continues to widen the wealth gap and take an obscene toll on Americas poorest citizens.
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Sen. Sanders (I-Vt.) cited analysis from Americans for Tax Fairness, a proggressive advocacy group, showing that a 60% tax on wealth gains of 467 billionaires in the United Sta…