Narrowing the gap between rich and poor makes everyone healthier

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The global pandemic has deepened the divide between the wealthy and those struggling to make ends meet. This crisis of inequality has fostered new calls for a wealth tax. Two Ontario doctors say that healing economic inequity will lead to better health for everyone. Drs. Danyaal Raza and Edward Xie published the recent commentary, Let’s turn wealth into health with a 1% tax on the rich on healthydebate.ca. We speak with Dr. Edward Xie.

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