OUR leaders have asked for “shared sacrifice.” But when they did the asking, they spared me. I checked with my mega-rich friends to learn what pain they were expecting. They, too, were left untouched. While the poor and middle class [...]
We live in a very complex world, far different from the one most of us were born into, and it’s difficult for all of us to understand what government and economic policies are really needed in a 21st century world. [...]
I love America, and have proudly invested in America. I have invested by building successful businesses employing thousands of American workers. And I have invested in our country by paying taxes. But our nation loses $100 billion a year to [...]
The current GOP leadership and their colleagues in the Minnesota House and Senate are the unfortunate victims of the Taxpayer’s League and Governor Tim Pawlenty’s foolish “no new taxes, ever” pledge. I suspect many Republican legislators know that the best [...]
Watch the video of CampusWorks Chairman and Wealth for Common Good member Eric Schoenberg on why we should increase top tax rates.
A business group that has taken some positions popular among liberals has come out against a corporate tax holiday for offshore profits, saying U.S. multinationals already have too much incentive to ship jobs abroad. Business for Shared Prosperity and a [...]
This month marks the tenth anniversary of the first of the two tax cuts sought by the President George Bush. The Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act was enacted in 2001 to be followed, in 2003, by the Jobs [...]
Listen to the Patriotic Millionaires on National Public Radio, June 8, 2011. Tell Me More host Michel Martin speaks with Patriotic Millionaire Dennis Mehiel, chairman of U.S. Corrugated and Andy Shallal, owner of Washington, DC restaurant Busboys & Poets.