Yesterday was Columbus Day, the day that the federal government recognizes Christopher Columbus as the first European explorer to set foot in North America. Over the last fifty years, we’ve seen the day’s celebration change dramatically as Native Americans have [...]
From our coalition partner organization, Americans for Fair Taxes: Coalition Praises Senate for Passing Bill to End Bush Tax Cuts for Top 2% Blasts Failed GOP Alternative Bill That Would Raise Taxes on 25 Million Families (Washington, D.C. – [...]
Great opinion piece by former Chicago Stock Exchange executive and Wealth for Common Good member, Bill Barclay: We must reduce the role of finance so that it once again supports the real economy of goods and services, rather than playing [...]
President Obama is ‘spreading the wealth,’ that is, taxing the rich and redistributing the wealth. Good policy or heavy-handed intrusion? “When you spread the wealth around, it’s good for everybody,” presidential candidate Barack Obama famously told an Ohio man, soon [...]
President Obama has made it clear that he wants to erase the Bush-era tax cuts for the highest earners in the country, even as he preserves the tax cuts for middle- and working-class Americans. There are plenty of Republicans and [...]
Published in Summer 2009 in the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy publication. Linked from NCRP online.
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 [...]
“Raise my taxes,” says millionaire Chuck Collins. The scion of the Oscar Mayer family supports a House panel’s healthcare plan that would boost taxes for families earning more than $350,000 a year. He also advocates ending the Bush tax cuts [...]