Friday, May 18, 2012

"Taxing the rich to make the single shrewdest thing we can do for the middle-class, for the poor...and for the rich"

Millionaire tech investor Nick Hanauer gave a talk at Technology Entertainment and Design - which regularly posts the equivalent of video essays on it's popular site - but it was apparently kept off of the site because the presumed audience of wealthy entrepreneurs wouldn't want to hear Hanauer's message of "taxing the rich" as "the single shrewdest thing we can do." There's a lot of applause for Hanauer in the room. One wonders why TED found Hannauer's timely and insightful talk troublesome:

HT: Rob Grocholski