CNN Money: Millionaires ask Congress to raise their taxes

  A group of millionaires visits Capitol Hill to ask lawmakers for a tax hike to help cut deficits. WASHINGTON (CNNMoney) — A group of two dozen millionaires stormed Capitol Hill on Wednesday, demanding lawmakers raise their taxes. “We want […]

Distributed by Other Words: Betsy Malcolm: Luck Matters

An equitable tax system — paying for public services we all use, as well as offering support and a hand-up to those who’ve lost out in life’s lottery — should demand more of us. By Betsy Malcolm   Distributed by Other […]

Washington Post: Obama gets a feel-good moment on jobs package

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – Finally, an unemployed American whom President Obama was happy to hear from. During a town-hall style event here at the Computer History Museum, Obama was answering tough questions about his $447 billion American Jobs Act when […]

Matt Damon’s statement on taxes

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 […]

The New York Times: Stop Coddling the Super-Rich

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 […]