The COVID-19 pandemic has given me the chance to teach (thanks to the internet) between three and nine students, ranging in ages from 8 to 15, how to think and write about one of my favorite topics: Taxes.
“Diet soda doesn’t have sugar. Are bubbles bad for you?” Daniel asked. Nope. The mayor of Seattle had good intentions for taxing a wider range of beverages, but the road to bad tax policy often is paved with good intentions.