Morgan Stanley’s CFO Ruth Porat makes a strong statement about taxes at The Economist’s World in 2012 summit, according to The Huffington Post: “The wealthiest can afford to pay more in taxes. That’s a part of the deal. That makes […]
Wealth for the Common Good founder Chuck Collins recently did a TED Talk on ‘Taxing the Wealthy’ which has just been published.
A group of about two dozen Patriotic Millionaires stormed Capitol Hill on Wednesday to ask lawmakers for their taxes to be raised. They lobbied for the Bush tax cuts for the wealthy to expire and any deal the so-called super […]
During an interview at the end of July, Matt Damon made a strong statement on tax fairness: “The wealthy are paying less than they paid at any time else, certainly in my lifetime, and probably in the last century… It’s […]
Op-ed by Henry W. Bloch, co-founder of H&R Block Inc.: Something has gone terribly wrong in Washington, D.C. Over the last two decades, both Republicans and Democrats have put our country in a financial dilemma largely caused by one simple […]
On June 6, 2011 the Patriotic Millionaires held a press conference to mark the 10-year anniversary of the Bush tax cuts and encourage Congress to put millionaire tax rates on the table in the budget debates. Download (mp3) “I pay […]
The Patriotic Millionaires include almost 200 people with incomes over $1 million and are advocating to increase their own tax rates. Read the sign-on letter here. A video message to Speaker John Boehner and members of Congress: Watch press clips: […]
June 7 marks the 10th anniversary of the 2001 Bush tax cuts. Over this last decade, these tax cuts have cost the nation $2.5 trillion in lost revenue. Almost 40 percent of the tax cuts went to the richest 1 […]