Friday, July 30, 2021

Tag: wealth tax

Democratic senators call for investigation of tax avoidance by the ultrawealthy

Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Sheldon Whitehouse demanded an investigation into how the rich use “legal tax loopholes to avoid paying their fair share of income taxes.”

11 charts on taxing the wealthy and corporations

The raging debate over public investment financing has created a huge opening for long overdue fair tax reforms.

A global tax deal for the rich, not the poor

Despite the recent G7 agreement on corporate taxation, global leadership requires going beyond national interests to ensure that all countries have sufficient resources to develop healthier post-pandemic economies.

Patriotic Millionaires urge global leaders to combat tax avoidance through wealth...

"We need to foster a recovery beyond regressing to the same-old, same-old. We need to tax the rich.”

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.”

Watch: Viral animated video shows how just a fraction of Bill...

“You’d have to save more than a $100,000 per year for a MILLION years to get there. So where's that wealth tax?”

The income inequality crisis: Why we need a wealth tax

Not only would a wealth tax raise revenue and help bring the economy back into balance, but it would also protect our democracy by reducing the influence of the super-rich on our political system.

Let’s have a wealth tax to fund Medicare for All

The total amount of tax would be $8.426 trillion. At present, the federal government spends $4.407 trillion annually. The wealth tax would be nearly twice as large.

Trying out the wealth tax for size

This wealth tax looks like a very good thing. Repair the infrastructure, wipe out the student debt, and get single-payer healthcare well established. And all just by taxing a bunch of uber-wealthy.

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Maine becomes first state to make corporations pay for recycling

“While we’re first in the U.S., we’re not going to be the last.”

Police sergeant suspended after kicking handcuffed woman’s head on video

The Atlanta Police Department has not yet released the names of the police officer, sergeant, or the victim who was not charged with a crime.

Manchin’s coal conflict of interest not of interest to corporate news

None pointed out the conflict of interest.

Here’s why the CDC recommends wearing masks indoors even if you’ve been fully vaccinated...

The shifting recommendations don’t mean that the old ones were wrong, necessarily, only that conditions have changed.