To answer your question, high taxes on high incomes were instituted, by design, to force corporations to reinvest, and thus grow, their businesses instead of (re)distributing the profits to the upper class via high executive salaries and dividends to stockholders.

This discussion is about individual tax rates, not corporate tax rates. So, your response is off-topic.

Data Driven Econophile. Muslim, USA born. Been “woke” 2x: 1st, when I realized the world isn’t fair; 2nd, when I realized the “woke” people are full of shit.

Data Driven Econophile. Muslim, USA born. Been “woke” 2x: 1st, when I realized the world isn’t fair; 2nd, when I realized the “woke” people are full of shit.