Taxes should be increased on the wealthy to help the world weather the ravages of COVID-19, a group of progressive super rich people urged in an
“Today, we, the undersigned millionaires, ask our governments to raise taxes on people like us,” said the letter signed by some 83 millionaires from the U.S., Germany, New Zealand, Canada and the Netherlands. “Immediately. Substantially. Permanently.”
Those who signed the letter from the group that calls itself Millionaires for Humanity included Ben & Jerry’s co-founder Jerry Greenfield, Disney heirs Abigail and Tim Disney, former BlackRock managing director Morris Pearl, and British screenwriter and “Love, Actually” and “Four Wedding and a Funeral” director Richard Curtis.
The push to hike taxes on the