Tax the Rich: An Animated Fairy Tale

A great animated explanation of what happens when the wealthiest Americans decide they shouldn't have to contribute their fair share to help rebuild our economy.

Have you wondered how we arrived at this moment in our society of poorly funded public services and widening economic inequality? Not long ago our economy was booming. The suddenly things got out of control. What changed?


Watch this animated tale of what happens in a happy and prosperous land after the 1-2%ers decide they don't want to pay taxes anymore. No surprise ending here. This 8-minute video, produced by the California Federation of Teachers, shows what happens when everyone does not contribute their fair share.

Tell Congress to develop a fair and balanced deficit-reduction package that includes revenue increases, such as requiring corporations and the richest 2 percent of Americans to pay their fair share of taxes, and that does not slash vital programs such as Social Security, Medicare or Medicaid and education.

  1. Tell Congress to stop the cuts that will hurt our children and our schools.                
    Contact Your Senators

  2. Tell Congress to stop putting the futures of kids' and families in need in jeopardy.
    Find a reasonable solution to the fiscal cliff.




You can also view this video by clicking this link.






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