As some of you already know, Chris Anderson, Curator of TED responded yesterday to the social media call for him to post the TED talk by Nick Hanauer. In the video Hanauer questions the widely held beliefs that 1) the [...]
This past week two very wealthy Americans took two very different stances on the issue of paying taxes. Embroiled J.P Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon told NBC’s Meet the Press audience that he believed many on Wall Street shared his [...]
In a response to the recent New York Times April 28, 2012 article about Apple’s ability to avoid national and state taxes, Citizens for Tax Justice noted they now have $74 Billion in untaxed earnings sitting offshore, of which nearly [...]
Originally published by Newark Star-Ledger on April 25, 2012 by Scott Klinger and John Cavanagh Inside and outside of Wells Fargo’s annual meeting in San Francisco yesterday, thousands of angry protesters decried the bank’s leading role in the loss of [...]
Warren Buffett has famously decried the unfairness of a tax system that lets him pay a lower rate than his secretary. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island crafted the Buffett Rule for tax fairness into proposed legislation called “The Paying [...]
Wealth for the Common Good founder Chuck Collins recently did a TED Talk on ‘Taxing the Wealthy’ which has just been published.
BOSTON—After hearing Ralph Nader discuss his new book, Only the Super-Rich Can Save Us, at an event here Friday night, a man expressed the concern many Nader supporters felt upon reading the book’s title. Only the rich? A book about [...]