Don't have an account yet? Register here
‘Taxes, taxes, and the rest is bullshit!’ Historian Rutger Bregman stated during the World Economic Forum in Davos last year, the annual get-together for the super rich. To the whole world, he pointed out a painful fact: the super rich pay far too little taxes and thus contribute to the increasing inequality and poverty of public services. According to American writer and political analyst Anand Giridharadas, philanthropists give generously, but often avoid normal loads. Why don’t we tax the rich like ordinary citizens? And what would be the effect if we did?