Press Release: Wealthy People Show Support for Protests with New Website: “We are the 1 percent. We stand with the 99 percent.”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Tuesday, November 1, 2011 Contact: Lacy MacAuley, Institute for Policy Studies; (202) 445-4692 mobile; Chuck Collins, Institute for Policy Studies; (617) 308-4433; Wealthy People Show Support for Protests with new website: “We are the […]

Matt Damon’s statement on taxes

During an interview at the end of July, Matt Damon made a strong statement on tax fairness: “The wealthy are paying less than they paid at any time else, certainly in my lifetime, and probably in the last century… It’s […]

The New York Times: Stop Coddling the Super-Rich

OUR leaders have asked for “shared sacrifice.” But when they did the asking, they spared me. I checked with my mega-rich friends to learn what pain they were expecting. They, too, were left untouched. While the poor and middle class […]