US Wealth Redistribution through taxes

Jun 1, 2016 | Usa | Chart | Economy

The Bernie Sanders campaign describe on his campaign website on the section Income Inequality of how Wall Street and the billionaire class has rigged the rules to redistribute wealth and income to the wealthiest and most powerful people of this country.

The white house publishes different >>>data tables>"https://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/budget/Historicals/" related to the collected taxes and one of them shows the percentage paid by the individuals and corporations as percentage of the GDP over time.

Plotting this data in a time series shows that vermont senator clearly has a point.