298. Wealth and Inequality: Should Inheritance Be Abolished? (English Vocabulary Lesson)

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May 27 2024 • 21 mins

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What is inheritance? Should inheritance be taxed? And if so, at what level?

Today I want to talk about wealth, inequality, and whether or not we should change our system of inheritance in the future!

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  • Inheritance (Noun): Property, money, or assets received from someone who has died.
  • Progressive Tax (Noun): A tax system in which the rate of tax increases as income or inheritance increases.
  • Wealth (Noun): The amount of valuable possessions or money owned by an individual, family, or society.
  • Asset (Noun): A useful or valuable thing or person.
  • Estate (Noun): All the money and property owned by a particular person, especially at death.
  • Meritocracy (Noun): A system in which advancement or success is based on ability or achievement rather than on factors such as age, race, or class.
  • Inequality (Noun): Difference in size, degree, circumstances, etc.
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