Monday, May 25, 2020

Tag: wealth equality

New poll shows two-thirds of voters support a wealth tax to...

“There is growing concern about the influence large corporations and wealthy individuals have on American elections.”

Global millionaires—just 0.9% of population—now own nearly half of world’s $361...

The bottom 56 percent of the population owns just 1.8 percent of the world’s wealth.

Should we worry about income gaps within or between countries?

At the beginning of classes every autumn, I tease my students with the following question: Is it better to be poor in...

How to get money to increase the common good

Someone who has 50 billion dollars and keeps it for himself isn't really interested in the "common good."  You don't need 50...

States expanding opportunity through wealth taxes

States from Hawaii to Connecticut responded to extreme wealth concentration this year by expanding taxes on the assets of the very wealthy...

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