Episode 28

Archive: Americans Like Taxes

October 24, 2017
  • Public Budgets & Taxes
  • Economic Growth & Innovation
  • Jobs & Workers
  • Media & Public Opinion
  • American Democracy
Fellow in Governance Studies, Brookings Institution

As Republicans move forward with their tax overhaul, this week’s episode revisits Vanessa Williamson’s interview on the misconception that Americans hate taxes. She outlines how anti-tax policies became popular despite the fact that most Americans support increasing taxes for services they care about.

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