New Oxfam Report on Rising Inequality Demands 5% Tax on Super-Rich

Interview with Nabil Ahmed, director of economic justice with Oxfam America, conducted by Scott Harris

Nabil Ahmed discusses Oxfam’s recent report, “Survival of the Richest: How we must tax the super-rich now to fight inequality,” where the group found that an annual wealth tax of up to 5 percent on the world’s multi-millionaires and billionaires could raise $1.7 trillion a year, enough to lift 2 billion people out of poverty and fully fund the shortfalls on existing humanitarian appeals.

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