Thursday, May 8, 2014

MILLIONAIRES WANT TAX AND MINIMUM WAGE HIKES

A large percentage of millionaires are beginning to come around to acknowledging that income inequality; like climate change, is real.

Even though many of them still hang on to the myth that anyone can get to the top, there is a reluctant acknowledgement that it is more a "dream" than real.
In the heated debate over inequality, the wealthy are usually portrayed as the cause rather than the solution.

But CNBC's first-ever Millionaire Survey reveals that 51 percent of American millionaires believe inequality is a "major problem" for the U.S., and of those, nearly two-thirds support higher taxes on the wealthy and a higher minimum wage as ways to narrow the wealth gap.