THE PROBLEM

America faces two big, connected problems:

  • The gap between the wealthy and the rest of us keeps widening, shortchanging opportunity, destabilizing our economy and threatening our democracy.
  • We aren’t raising enough public revenue for vital investments and services that can help create an economy that works for all of us, not just the wealthy few.

KEY FACTS ABOUT INCOME, WEALTH & TAXES

NOTE: There are many measures of American wealth and many ways of estimating those measures. This fact sheet uses the […]

EXTREME WEALTH IS DISRUPTING OUR DEMOCRACY

EXTREME WEALTH IS DISRUPTING OUR DEMOCRACY “You can have concentrated wealth in the hands of a few or democracy. But […]

WE NEED A MILLIONAIRES SURTAX FACT SHEET

AN EXTRA 10% TAX ON THE SUPER RICH WOULD NARROW THE WEALTH GAP AND RAISE $635 BILLION FOR VITAL PUBLIC […]