The Wealth Tax: Good Policy, Good Politics



Date & Time

September 22, 2020 1:00 PM

Join the Roosevelt Forward and Data for Progress on September 22 for a live webinar conversation featuring: 

Sean McElwee

Co-Founder and Executive Director, Data for Progress

Bharat Ramamurti

Managing Director of Corporate Power, Roosevelt Forward

The longstanding wealth gap between the rich and everyone else has deepened due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the US’s uneven economic recovery. Since the start of the crisis, 467 billionaires have seen their collective wealth grow by over $732 billion, while millions of small businesses have closed and tens of millions of people remain unemployed. Now more than ever, the national consensus is that the system isn’t working for the majority of Americans and that, through progressive tax policy, the wealthy should contribute more to ensure a more equitable society.

Watch the full recording below.