‘Tax the 1 per cent more’: US billionaires urge presidential candidates to support wealth tax to address issues from climate crisis to health care

//‘Tax the 1 per cent more’: US billionaires urge presidential candidates to support wealth tax to address issues from climate crisis to health care

‘Tax the 1 per cent more’: US billionaires urge presidential candidates to support wealth tax to address issues from climate crisis to health care

“Tax us more!” was the message on Monday from about 20 super-wealthy Americans who urged presidential candidates to back higher taxes on the wealthiest to confront climate change and other priorities.“We are writing to call on all candidates for President, whether they are Republicans or Democrats, to support a moderate wealth tax on the fortunes of the richest one-tenth of the richest 1 per cent of Americans – on us,” according to a letter signed by 19 individuals – one anonymously – and…

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