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Warren Faults ‘Capitalism Without Rules’ in Pushing Wealth Tax

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren Says Capitalism Without Rules Is Theft

Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren said "capitalism without rules is theft" and defended her wealth-tax proposal as a way to raise revenue and bolster opportunity for ordinary Americans.

“I believe in capitalism. I see the wealth that can be produced, but let’s be really clear," the Massachusetts senator said Wednesday in an interview with Bloomberg TV. "Encouraging companies to build their business models on cheating people — that’s not capitalism.”