Will raising top tax rates cure income inequality? Of course, it absolutely will not.
Equality implies that everyone makes the same. If we think that is a good idea, we can just look to Cuba to see how that works. Not so well.
It is an assault on our freedom to say that someone else makes to much and we are going to forcefully take it away from them and give it to someone else.
Those who advocate raising tax rates to extract more revenue from the wealthy need to understand that the rich are different from you and me. They have better tax attorneys.