Vast fortunes rely on destroying our planet. Taxing those fortunes to fund climate action could give us a shot at survival.
The latest tax proposals in Congress are an okay first step, but don’t go far enough to address one of the biggest enablers of dynastic wealth.
With the collapse of Archegos Capital, family offices — a main tool of the wealth defense industry — are in the headlines.
The Vermont senator and former presidential candidate takes shot across the bow of the wealth defense industry.
He believed the estate tax was an “economic opportunity recycling program.”
Secretary of Education Betsy Devos and her family’s generational wealth have skyrocketed since Trump’s policies were signed into law.
The tax will raise revenues. But unless a glaring loophole is closed, the corrosive effects on our democracy will continue.
Serious proposals are on the table to address the deepening divide between the uber-rich and the rest of us.
Those rare moments when our political class suddenly starts viewing the nation’s richest through a skeptical lens can help trigger real social change.
Sanders’ new ‘For the 99.8% Act’ is squarely aimed at preventing the children of today’s billionaires from dominating our future democracy, economy, culture and philanthropy
The president wouldn’t have his billions without the professionalized wealth protection racket.
House Republicans are doubling down on reforms that awarded tax giveaways to corporations and the wealthy.
Restore the state estate tax.
California’s ballot initiative aims to make college tuition-free by reinstating the estate tax.
America’s left coast is showing how to break up concentrated wealth and fund higher education for all.