German wealth for the common good

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 […]

Los Angeles Times: Wealthy group pushes to be taxed more

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 […]

: Yes! magazine: Taxing Wealth for the Common Good

Published on 5 August 2009. Linked from By Chuck Collins When members of Congress proposed paying for expanded health care with a tax surcharge on America’s wealthiest citizens, the attack was swift but predictable. Taxing the top was labeled […]