Over a decade ago, I got a call from Bill Gates. Not the Bill Gates you’re probably thinking of. It was Bill Gates Sr., the Microsoft founder’s dad. He was eager to speak out in support of the federal estate […]
Does wealth inequality undermine economic opportunity for all? The evidence that it does is rolling in. This month, I have an article in American Prospect called “The Wealthy Kids Are All Right.” I summarize the mountain of growing research demonstrating […]
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 […]
Wealth for Common Good founder has a new book out, “99 to 1: How Wealth Inequality is Wrecking the World and What We Can Do About It.” The focus of the worldwide Occupy protests is creating a world that works […]
Wealth for the Common Good founder Chuck Collins recently did a TED Talk on ‘Taxing the Wealthy’ which has just been published.
Though you could argue that any time’s a good time to be rich, perhaps many of the millionaires who support Wealth for the Common Good have grown weary of eating humble pie with those silver spoons. First President Obama did […]
Warren Buffett is calling. We need more wealthy folks like him to speak up for taxing the wealthy. Billionaire super-investor Warren Buffett has done it again. The Oracle of Omaha has made a bold and revealing statement about “taxing the […]