Does America have a caste system?

In the United States, inequality tends to be framed as an issue of either class, race or both. Consider, for example, criticism that Republicans’ new tax plan is a weapon of “class warfare,” or accusations that the recent U.S. government shutdown was racist…

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US Republican tax plan to favor rich, cost $2.4 trillion: study

Plans unveiled this week for broad-based US tax cuts would mostly benefit the very rich while lowering government revenues by $2.4 trillion over a decade, according to an analysis released Friday. Furthermore, while most income groups would see lower taxes on average in 2018, in a decade some middle-class taxpayers would on average end up paying more…

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