Friday, May 6, 2011

Unemployment isn’t just blighting the lives of millions, it’s undermining America’s future. Paul Krugman

Paul Krugman's column,  Fears and failure, explains once more the need for higher taxes on the wealthy and the hypocrisy of those who claims to care about the deficit but don't want any tax increase.

Do the wealthy flee income taxes? No

Two recent studies  in New England and New Jersey show increased or newly created state income taxes did not male local millionaires move.

Thursday, May 5, 2011

Executive Paywatch

Executive Paywatch is a site managed by AFl-CIO. You can sort the selection by state.

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Patriotic millionaires in Washington State?

On May 4, Seattle's Patriotic Millionaire Judy Piggot invited a few wealthy friends members of Responsible Wealth, including Bill Gates Sr to talk about tax fairness. What's next?
There are now 2 people from Washington State who signed the patriotic millionaires appeal:
Judy Piggot (Seattle) and Dal Lamagna (Poulsbo). Another one is Arul Menezes (Sammamish). How many more millionaires are there in WA?