If they want to save the world, people of means should invest in their own communities, pay their taxes, and support social movements.
Wealthy white households control the vast majority of the nation’s economic resources, and they appear to have no idea how the rest of society lives.
A tax on concentrated would have a positive impact on the economy for everyone, reducing the racialized, distorting impact of concentrated wealth.
But by pursuing aggressive climate change action, states can create opportunities for scientists and engineers to remain in the United States. Let’s just hope they don’t jump ship for France first.