Like too many Americans, I’m unemployed. But in my case, the reason isn’t that I can’t find work — it’s that I don’t need it. I’m among the lucky few who can live comfortably off their wealth. And this isn’t […]
We had a busy week with lots of media events around the country for Tax Day. We want to share a few activities where Wealth for Common Good members and staff were involved: April 10: 28 Patriotic Millionaires support the Buffett Rule at […]
Armed with pies and pie charts on Sunday afternoon in Prospect Park, a group of self-identified 1%ers set out to educate neighborhood residents about the role of the tax system in increasing wealth inequality in the United States. Purposefully staged […]
As we’ve noted in our Call to Action, progressive tax policy does not exist in a vacuum. We need to keep the big picture in mind and see the links between low tax rates on wealthy Americans and multinational corporations, […]
Twenty-eight millionaires and their assistants went to the White House on April 10 to demonstrate their support for equalizing taxes on wealth and work. As John Cushman of the New York Times Political Blog, The Caucus, noted: Each person on […]
Watch ‘Patriotic Millionaires’ Lobby Congress for Higher Taxes on Rich on PBS. See more from PBS NewsHour.
Warren Buffett has famously decried the unfairness of a tax system that lets him pay a lower rate than his secretary. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island crafted the Buffett Rule for tax fairness into proposed legislation called “The Paying […]
Tax policies are now on the front burner: The Buffett Rule will soon come up for a vote in Congress. Americans are learning the truth about unequal treatment of wealth and work in our tax code—how capital gains and investment […]