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Petition: We Need a Wealth Tax Now, More than Ever

September 15, 2021 - October 15, 2021

In the United States alone, billionaires reportedly added $1 trillion to their collective wealth since the start of the pandemic.

Ten billionaires made enough money in the pandemic to cover the cost of coronavirus vaccinations for the entire world, with funds leftover.

Meanwhile, the rest of us have been devastated by rising unemployment and an inability to pay rent or mortgage payments.

And our social safety net has proven woefully inadequate.

At the link below, sign the petition to Congress: We need a wealth tax now, more than ever.

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