A Playbook for Progress

America can be a great democracy – one that works for everyone, not just the powerful and connected. But to get there, we need a playbook that confronts the forces that have rigged our laws and our economy against average citizens and imagines a future in which all of us have a fair shot at the American Dream. The Great Democracy Initiative will offer policy solutions that can make that future a reality.

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Restoring Democracy Through Tax Policy

Tax policy can address our country’s rampant inequality and declining democracy, but repeal of Republican tax cuts or closing loopholes for the wealthy won’t get us there. This report offers a bold vision for progressive tax reform that aims directly at wealth concentration. 


A great democracy has got to be progressive, or it will soon cease to be either great
 or a democracy.