North Star Fund Community Blog: What is fair taxation?

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 […]

Oneida Daily Dispatch: Estate tax breathes life into economy

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, […]

: PRI’s The World: Rich Germans want more taxes

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 […]

In These Times: In These Times: Can The Rich Really Save Us?

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 […]

The Hill: Buffett tells Dems rich need to pay more

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 […]