Columnist Robert Reich writes that taxes enable states to invest their people. The University of California, anchored by its Berkeley campus, pictured here, is the best system of public higher education in America.
Columnist Robert Reich writes that taxes enable states to invest their people. The University of California, anchored by its Berkeley campus, pictured here, is the best system of public higher education in America. File photo by Eric Risberg The Associated Press
Columnist Robert Reich writes that taxes enable states to invest their people. The University of California, anchored by its Berkeley campus, pictured here, is the best system of public higher education in America. File photo by Eric Risberg The Associated Press

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