How rigged is our system towards the ultra-rich?
In 2019, the 25 richest Americans—who were worth $ 1.1 trillion—paid a combined $ 1.9 billion in taxes.
It would take 14.3 million ordinary wage earners to reach their level of wealth. And they paid $ 143 BILLION.
TAX THE RICH.
— Pramila Jayapal (@PramilaJayapal) June 10, 2021
Russian-Canadian programmer Vitalik Buterin launched the cryptocurrency ethereum in 2015 and now holds about 333,500 ether in his public wallet. Multiply that by the $ 3,500 record high ether stood on Tuesday, and you get more than $ 1.1 billion. https://t.co/Ds46k6HZAr
— CNN (@CNN) May 4, 2021