A group of wealthy people is circulating a petition calling for higher taxes for themselves. Sound familiar? This particular group is based in Germany, and it is asking the government to impose a 5% wealth tax on the 2.2 million […]
Chuck Collins and Alison Goldberg will lead a workshop at the upcoming Making Money Make Change conference on November 13th in Falls Village, CT. Here’s the description: Join us for a unique opportunity to learn about some of the big […]
I recently got a chance to co-facilitate a workshop designed by Wealth for the Common Good (they’re organizing rich people to fight for fairer tax policy) about wealth, taxes, and inequality. It was an awesome workshop and gave me the […]
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 […]
“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 […]
Upper-income earners who actually want to pay higher taxes have launched a public campaign calling for an immediate rollback of the tax cuts enacted under President George W. Bush. The group, which calls itself Wealth for the Common Good, believes […]
Aired on 10 August 2009. Linked from Stand UP! with Pete Dominick. John Burbank, Executive Director of the Economic Opportunity Institute in Seattle and member of Wealth for the Common Good talks about the campaign with Pete Dominick on the […]
Chuck Collins talks about the campaign on Maine television.