Don’t blame — or favor — the rich: A new report (by rich people!) finds that the wealthy are earning much more and paying much less in taxes. As the rhetorical wars on tax policy escalate, let’s allow right up […]
During this “tax season” some wealthy people are advocating to increasetheir own taxes. A growing network of high-income individuals and business people are calling on Congress and the President to say, “Let my tax cut go!” This dialogue was the focus […]
Chuck Collins, Co-Founder of Wealth for the Common Good Thursday, March 11 at 7:30 pm near Burlington, VT For details, contact Chuck at firstname.lastname@example.org There is a highly polarized conversation about the role of government and taxes in advancing a healthy […]
A century ago, President Theodore Roosevelt expressed alarm about the dangerous concentration of wealth and power in the U.S., and called on the incoming 60th Congress to establish a federal estate tax on large fortunes. Its primary objective, Roosevelt said, […]
Aired on 12 November 2009. Linked from The World. Germany’s new conservative ruling coalition is proposing steep tax cuts to help end the economic crisis. That’s sending Germany’s deficit soaring, so a group of very rich citizens says it wants […]
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 […]
Aired on 20 October. Linked from Bloomberg. An interview with Wealth for the Common Good co-founder Chuck Collins on Bloomberg’s Inside Look.
Warren Buffett, the renowned investor and the world’s second richest man, told Senate Democrats that wealthy Americans need to pay higher taxes, giving Democrats something to mull as they address healthcare reform and soaring federal deficits. Senate Democrats met with […]