Billionaires Profit Directly Off The Suffering Of Children


“A tax that took about 1% of that wealth each year would yield about $4tn over the next decade. To put that amount in perspective, $4tn is more than the federal government will spend over the next decade on foster care, school lunch, school breakfast, the Children’s Health Insurance Program, food stamps, unemployment compensation, supplemental security income for the elderly, blind people and those with disabilities, and all the tax credits for working families combined.”

— Michael Linden, What could the US afford if it raised billionaires’ taxes? We do the math.