David Akadjian wrote about this for the Daily Kos blog site. He is the author of The Little Book of Revolution: The Distributive Strategy for Democracy.
On "Tax Day," it's interesting to look again at conservatives' claim that we are "over-taxed" in light of what we actually do with that tax money. Akadjian says:
"The average developed country reinvests 34% of its gross domestic product (GDP) back into the country and its people. As of 2014, America only invests 26%, which puts it ahead of Korea, Chile, Mexico, and exactly zero other developed countries."