Hello friends, Progressive taxes are back in the news this week, with a new Associated Press poll showing support for taxes on upper-income Americans to pay for health care. Fifty-seven percent of respondents said they favored a tax increase for […]
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.
Hello friends, We’re happy to share some victories this week from the frontlines of progressive tax reform. Anti-estate tax groups drop bid for total repeal A major lobby of 46 business groups that have been fighting the estate tax decided […]
Warren Buffett returned to Capitol Hill recently to meet with Democratic Congressional leaders and urge them to raise taxes on the wealthy. Senator Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) was impressed. “It was interesting to see someone who is such an aggressive capitalist, […]
Sometimes you can’t declare victory until the other side concedes defeat. That’s what happened Monday in the decade-long struggle over the future of the federal estate tax, our nation’s only levy on inherited wealth. The coalition of corporate lobbyists and […]
Two members of our team, Alan Preston and Alison Goldberg, were in San Francisco last week to participate in this year’s Tides Momentum Leadership Conference. Alan was invited to give a brief overview of Wealth for the Common Good’s mission […]