The Panama Papers exposed a damning system of tax avoidance by wealthy politicians, but the Western media seemed largely fixated on one name in particular, Vladimir Putin, despite his name not being mentioned once in the 11.5 million leaked files.
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Several well-heeled New York millionaires want legislators to raise taxes on the one percent, including themselves.
And 51 millionaires said so in a letter addressed to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and state legislators.
Many people, including members of the bar, are calling the verdict handed down by a Texas Juvenile Court judge a travesty of justice, after a teen was given probation for driving drunk and killing four people. Was it simply because he was wealthy?
We are living through tough economic times but is that really true? News that global wealth has risen by 68 percent over the past 10 years to reach a new all-time high of $241 trillion certainly paints a different picture.
Speaking on the Russia Today television network, comedian and community activist Roseanne Barr sought to rekindle the guillotine, insisting the ultra-rich should be beheaded for not giving up their wealth.
In an opinion piece published in The New York Times, billionaire Warren Buffett offered his perspectives on tackling America's fiscal woes, focusing on individuals who earn more than $1 million annually.
The Pacific Basin – including China and Japan -- maintains a commanding presence among wealthy individuals/nations with Australia and Canada, following the United States, having the highest proportions of 'high-net-worth-individuals.'
In an industry of psychotherapeutic providers where countless studies have shown clear evidence that the cost substantiates the benefit of therapy, an interesting syndrome exists. Wealthy clients "expect" premium service.
You've won the lotto or are just Donald Trump rich and now you plan on bringing new life into the world. So what does the pampered babies get these days? The same as all babies just with a bit more frills and whistles.