What do famous people say?
Quotes from famous people in support of greater taxation on the rich
Incredible Hulk actor, Mark Alan Ruffalo
In May 2022, the face of Hulk in a decade of Marvel movies, Mark Ruffalo, joined our call for a Global Wealth Tax by signing our joint letter, ‘In Tax We Trust’, calling for millionaires and billionaires participating at the World Economic Forum to demand that the rich pay their fair share of taxes.
Jorge Mario Bergoglio (aka Pope Francis)
In 2022, Pope Francis encouraged the people everyone loves to hate – tax collectors – telling them that while they will never win popularity contests, they are vital for the functioning of a fair society.
Additionally, Francis said everyone had to pay their fair share of taxes, particularly the wealthy, so that the weakest members of society were not “crushed by the most powerful” people.
English former professional footballer, Gary Linker
In February 2022, Gary Linker, Tweeted that it ‘seems we’re in a spot of financial bother with inflation rising, energy costs soaring and Brexit project fear becoming reality. Maybe put up the top rate of tax for the wealthy to help us out (and, yes, me included). Perhaps even the super rich non doms might help…greed sucks.’