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Equity Improvement

Matters of equity are important for many reasons. It's important for the growth of our world and those we share it with.

With the US, an international super power, rising out of recession, it is critical that chart the course to improve equity. Keep in mind, efforts to improve equity may or may not hurt growth. For example, if a county or local government uses tax revenues to improve education or for the health of the poor, it can lead to more educated and healthy citizens. Those citizens may become better workers or entrepreneurs.

However, equity improvement efforts could also result in populist-type policy. For example, progressive income taxes could penalize work, entrepreneurship, and possibly discourage growth.

As the US rebounds, it important that we proceed in a manner that ensures we reward innovation and work that improves lives while not making sure that the underprivileged are given a fair shot. 


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