Wealth

A Tax System for the 99%

— Lee Farris
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The taxes we pay lay the foundation for a sound economy and for wealth creation...A progressive tax system means that people and corporations who have a lot more income pay a lot higher tax rate than the 99% of people who have less income.

10 Chairs of Wealth Inequality at Occupy Boston

— Maz

We assembled a street team and hit Dewey Square, home of Occupy Boston, for a creative demonstration wealth inequality in the U.S.—UFE's "10 Chairs" human graph exercise.

Please share this video or even go out and replicate the exercise at your local occupation to help spread knowledge of how devastatingly unequal our society has become. And, encourage others in your community to join and support the Occupy Movement in any way they can. 

How Do We Coddle the Super-Wealthy?

— Shannon M.
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The rules that shape our economy have been influenced by the super-wealthy over the past 30 years, and tilted in their favor. Here's how. (See sources here.)

VIDEO: Mike Lapham vs. CNBC Teleposse

— Maz
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Responsible Wealth director, Mike Lapham was invited onto CNBC's "The Kudlow Report" to discuss Obama's recent tax proposal, including "The Buffett Plan" to raise taxes on millionaires. In the show's typical bullying fashion, Lapham was posed with opposition not just from two guests, but also from the host and "moderator" himself, Larry Kudlow.

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