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Wall Street is more terrified of an Elizabeth Warren presidency than previously thought, new report finds

Barclays drew up five reports that assessed a largely negative impact from a Warren presidency on many economic and financial sectors.

A growing number of Americans believe the government should tackle economic inequality instead of illegal immigration, new poll finds

Pew found 42% of Americans said cutting inequality should be a top federal priority, above the 39% identifying illegal immigration as a problem.
Gates has advocated for raising taxes on the wealthy.

Bill Gates called for higher taxes on the wealthy in a New Year’s Eve blog post. Here’s a look at the American billionaires and multimilli...

The group includes Mark Cuban, George Soros, Ray Dalio, Abigail Disney, members of the Pritzker and Gund families, and a Facebook cofounder.
Donald Trump (R) and LVMH CEO Bernard Arnault (L).

The world’s richest 500 people got way richer in 2019. Here are 15 other things that have changed for billionaires in the past year.

Depending on where you live and how you made your fortune, 2019 was either a very good year to be a billionaire — or a very bad one.
Elizabeth Warren and President Donald Trump.

A Fox News poll found much stronger support for Elizabeth Warren’s wealth tax than Trump’s Mexican border wall

It's the latest poll suggesting the Warren wealth tax enjoys wide support across the American public. Most Republicans back the plan as well.
Democratic presidential hopeful Senator Elizabeth Warren speaks at Exeter High School in Exeter, New Hampshire during a campaign stop town hall in November 11, 2019.

Elizabeth Warren’s proposed wealth tax will raise $1 trillion less than expected and slow the economy, study finds

The study assumed that Warren's wealth tax would lead to rich citizens investing less in the US economy, hurting its growth over the long run.
US President Donald Trump stands on stage after his address to the Israeli American Council National Summit 2019 at the Diplomat Beach Resort in Hollywood, Florida on December 7, 2019.

At a pro-Israel conference, Trump told Jewish voters they’d vote for him to avoid a wealth tax

During his speech to the Israeli American Council, President Donald Trump also said some Jewish people 'don't love Israel enough.'
UC Berkeley economist Gabriel Zucman is the author, along with his colleague Emmanuel Saez, of "The Triumph of Injustice."

This 33-year-old economist hasn’t just helped shape one of Elizabeth Warren’s and Bernie Sanders’ boldest policies — he’...

Alongside his UC Berkeley colleague Emmanuel Saez, Gabriel Zucman has helped lead a resistance to the 2017 Republican tax cuts to fight inequality.
Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) speaks to her supporters after officially filing to be on the ballot for the New Hampshire state primary at the State House on November 13, 2019 in Concord, New Hampshire.

The billionaire backlash to the wealth tax isn’t about money — it’s about power. And our democracy lies in the balance.

"It is no longer possible to choose democracy without also choosing to tax concentrated wealth," says author David Goldstein.