Metro West Daily News: Taxes flavor a healthy economy

Think of taxes in taste terms. We’ve been conditioned to think of taxes in disgusting, bitter terms something like bad-tasting medicine to be avoided whenever possible. But consider another possibility: taxes are the delightful taste of a healthy democratic economy […]

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 […]

The Hill: Buffett tells Dems rich need to pay more

Warren Buffett, the renowned investor and the world’s second richest man, told Senate Democrats that wealthy Americans need to pay higher taxes, giving Democrats something to mull as they address healthcare reform and soaring federal deficits. Senate Democrats met with […]