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posted by janrinok on Thursday January 20, @09:29AM   Printer-friendly
from the yes,-you-read-that-right! dept.

Millionaires ask to pay more tax:

A group of more than 100 of the world's richest people have called on governments to make them pay more tax. The group, named the Patriotic Millionaires, said the ultra-wealthy were not being forced to pay their share towards the global economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.

"As millionaires, we know that the current tax system is not fair," they said in an open letter. The signatories included Disney heiress Abigail Disney and Nick Hanauer. Mr Hanauer is a US entrepreneur and an early investor in online retail giant Amazon.

"Most of us can say that, while the world has gone through an immense amount of suffering in the last two years, we have actually seen our wealth rise during the pandemic - yet few if any of us can honestly say that we pay our fair share in taxes," the signatories said in the letter to the World Economic Forum.

[...] It said globally, $2.52tn could lift 2.3 billion people out of poverty and make enough vaccines for the world.

Gemma McGough, British entrepreneur and founding member of Patriotic Millionaires, UK said: "For all our well-being - rich and poor alike - it's time we right the wrongs of an unequal world. It's time we tax the rich."

Ms McGough added: "At a time when simply living will cost the average household a further £1,200 a year, our government cannot expect to be trusted if it would rather tax working people than wealthy people.


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  • (Score: 3, Insightful) by Anonymous Coward on Thursday January 20, @11:20AM (5 children)

    by Anonymous Coward on Thursday January 20, @11:20AM (#1214121)

    They are 100 of 1,000, publicly whistleblowing. If they want to opt-in vaccinate the world in order to feel good or gain social credit, fine, who gives a shit, they opt-in vaccinated the world and ended or suppressed the plague.

    They also want to extend that into the top >100,000 worldwide paying more taxes.

    "They can if they want" misinterprets what they want, which is not to personally donate, but to systemically reform to a more just system.

    Ad hominem from you is pitiful, not only because it's an ad hominem, but because it's a failure of a criticism in so many other ways, in so few words.

    Unlike you, these people hired writers editors and lawyers to draft their proposal, and it's impeccable.

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  • (Score: -1, Insightful) by Anonymous Coward on Thursday January 20, @12:57PM (4 children)

    by Anonymous Coward on Thursday January 20, @12:57PM (#1214132)

    In other words, privileged Jews calling themselves "patriotic" (Jews "patriotic" toward anything but money and the 'Tribe, LOL) know that the Goyim are ready to start picking up torches and pitchforks.

    " H-hey, Goyim, we're sorry about that whole censorship thing. And that deplatforming thing. And that lockdown thing. And the war-profiteering thing. And the owning your congress thing. And that poison vaccine thing. And that destroying your education and a whole generation of children thing. And about destroying your society with immigration thing, even though there are plenty of people already here who need help. But we have good news coming, you will receive an extra $100 in your tax refund thanks to our generosity! Why yes, Paco and Consuela and their 8 kids here illegally will get paid too...It's not like we're stingy or anything! "

    Fuck off, Jew.

    " W-wait, where are you going? Don't you want your 50 bucks I just promised you? Goy! GOY! "

    GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY!

    • (Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Thursday January 20, @04:51PM (3 children)

      by Anonymous Coward on Thursday January 20, @04:51PM (#1214218)

      You are a horrible person. Stop blaming others for your failures in life.

      • (Score: -1, Troll) by Anonymous Coward on Thursday January 20, @07:01PM (2 children)

        by Anonymous Coward on Thursday January 20, @07:01PM (#1214280)

        Jews have been subverting White nations (including 10's of millions dead and raped/molested) for centuries. Telling people about it (naming the Jew) is not "blaming others for our failures". If you are not a Jew agent and full of shit, why don't you go learn about the truth? Maybe you're just a coward who prefers to live in a dream world while you allow your people to be exterminated?

        https://odysee.com/@ETKE21:8/pbry68WhiteGenocideIsReal-InTheirOwnWords:0 [odysee.com]

        https://odysee.com/@martyleeds33:6/069---We-Need-To-Talk-About-The-Jews:d [odysee.com]

        https://odysee.com/@BNN_Films:a/ADOLF-HITLER---THE-GREATEST-STORY-NEVER-TOLD--FULL-6.5-HOUR-DOCUMENTARY-:91 [odysee.com]

        • (Score: 2) by ChrisMaple on Friday January 21, @12:20AM (1 child)

          by ChrisMaple (6964) on Friday January 21, @12:20AM (#1214396)

          All nations that have been around for at least a few years spend plenty of effort subverting other nations.

          Jews have a particular advantage: vile idiots have been killing off Jews careless enough not to escape their tormentors, leaving the surviving Jews with an IQ advantage of about 7 points. Intelligence helps success, and successful people induce jealousy in their inferiors. That's you, by the way.

          • (Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Friday January 21, @02:52AM

            by Anonymous Coward on Friday January 21, @02:52AM (#1214437)

            Thanks for explaining it in a way plain folk like me understand.