News - Responsible Wealth

VIDEO: Is the U.S. Broke?

November 18, 2011 —
The Story of Broke

“See? We can rebuild the American dream,” Anne Leonard says in The Story of Broke. It will take a unified movement for tax fairness to fund a people’s budget and a government that is accountable to all of us, not just the rich. 

New Estate Tax Bill Taxes the 1% to Benefit the 99%

November 17, 2011 — Maz
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Today, Rep. Jim McDermott released the Sensible Estate Tax Act of 2011, and we've got his back. The bill is an effort to raise taxes on the top 1% to benefit the 99%... literally. 

New Estate Tax Bill Taxes the 1% to Benefit the 99%

November 17, 2011 — Maz
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Today, Rep. Jim McDermott released the Sensible Estate Tax Act of 2011, and we've got his back. The bill is an effort to raise taxes on the top 1% to benefit the 99%... literally. 

Sign On to Pressure the Super Committee

November 11, 2011 — Lee Farris
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The twelve members of the congressional Super-Committee charged with finding at least $1.2 trillion in deficit reduction are nearing their November 23rd deadline. The decisions that they make will determine the direction that our country and economy take for years to come. They will be making choices about the future of vital social programs, tax policy and military spending.

A Tax System for the 99%

October 26, 2011 — 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.

A Tax System for the 99%

October 26, 2011 — 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

October 20, 2011 — Maz

Tim's News Round-up: Occupy Fever & Citi Evils

October 17, 2011 — Maz
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Each week, UFE's online news hawk, Tim Sullivan, will share a list of stories that he finds interesting. Tim's first round-up includes the latest on Occupy Wall Street, the action in our own backyard at Occupy Boston, the delusions of Wall Street insiders and [more] reasons to be very upset with Citigroup. Enjoy!

Tim's News Round-up: Occupy Fever & Citi Evils

October 17, 2011 — Maz
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Each week, UFE's online news hawk, Tim Sullivan, will share a list of stories that he finds interesting. Tim's first round-up includes the latest on Occupy Wall Street, the action in our own backyard at Occupy Boston, the delusions of Wall Street insiders and [more] reasons to be very upset with Citigroup. Enjoy!

Occupy Now. Here's How.

October 11, 2011 — Maz
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Occupy Wall Street is a budding movement that can be the tipping point for what we at UFE have been working toward. For a decade and a half, we have fought to push inequality to the center of the tax and economic policy debates in order to build an economy that works for all people. 

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