A demonstrator protests against income inequality in Denver, Colorado, in 2011.The recent US tax cuts are expected to benefit the wealthy and hit the needy hard. Photo: Reuters

As Trump’s tax cut proposal proves, income inequality is rooted in our quest for simple truths

Andrew Sheng says the US tax cut proposal exemplifies an economic model that is rooted in Western civilisation’s fascination with universal theories. Within the logic of the free market, income inequality is brushed aside as an inconvenient outlier

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A demonstrator protests against income inequality in Denver, Colorado, in 2011.The recent US tax cuts are expected to benefit the wealthy and hit the needy hard. Photo: Reuters
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