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Millionaires join activists in Davos to demand higher taxes on the wealthy

Last Sunday, a group of millionaires joined activists in Davos to protest the annual gathering of business and political elites organized by the World Economic Forum. The group demanded that governments start taxing the rich to tackle the cost-of-living crisis and the growing gap between the rich Read More...

130 countries declare support

130 countries declare support for global minimum corporate tax rate

As global wealth inequality becomes more severe, a growing number of countries are turning to corporate tax enforcement to help close this gap. G7 finance ministers recently proposed their own tax accord to prevent tax evasion, and now, 130 countries have agreed to back a global minimum corporate Read More...

Election day: These are the cl

Election day: These are the climate measures to keep an eye out for

There is more on the line in the upcoming elections than just the White House. Across the nation, many local ballots feature key measures with regards to clean energy and climate change that voters will decide on. With election day approaching, Inhabitat has highlighted some of the critical Read More...

Paris is showing everyone how

Paris is showing everyone how to stand up against e-commerce giant Amazon

It seems e-commerce giant Amazon always gets its way, earning billions off its polluting delivery service while never paying a cent for the emissions its responsible for. In fact, the $793 billion company hasn’t even paid federal taxes for the last two years. That’s why it’s incredibly Read More...

Recycling can be confusing for

Recycling can be confusing for consumers. This company is out to change that

Each year, people trash 12 billion tons of flexible plastic packaging, according to the consultancy Resource Recycling Systems. Cheap and ubiquitous, items like grocery, dog food, and snack bags are recyclable in theory but are often made from layers of different materials that are too costly and Read More...

One last thing…

One last thing...

"We need a tax on energy and natural resources" Eckart Wintzen | July/Aug 2006 issue What’s wrong with the current tax structure? Eckart Wintzen: “The government [especially in Europe] imposes a payroll tax so companies want to hire as few people as possible because labour is so heavily taxed. Read More...