Despite popular fascination with the rich and famous, most working people have little understanding of the finances of the wealthy. And the rich use that unfamiliarity to their advantage as they wield their outsized influence over public policy. Take the […]
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 […]
Originally posted on Daily Finance. Please visit the original article to see the video. Occupy Wall Street is slowing down a bit as winter sets in, but the conversation it inspired is still gaining momentum. Millions of Americans who once […]
It is a tenet of American economic beliefs, and an article of faith for Republicans that is seldom contested by Democrats: If taxes are raised on the rich, job creation will stop. Trouble is, sometimes the things that we know to be […]
Jeffrey Brown talks to Patriotic Millionaire Garrett Gruener, founder of Ask.com
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 […]
Producer and entrepreneur Charlie Fink and two dozen other members of the Patriotic Millionaires for Fiscal Strength lobbied members of the super committee to increase their tax rates. (PatrioticMillionaires.org) Two dozen wealthy members of the group Patriotic Millionaires for Fiscal […]