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Patriotic Millionaires Launch Grassroots Mobilization Site TaxTheRich.com

The site will help educate, train, and mobilize activists and everyday Americans who care about raising taxes on millionaires, billionaires, and wealthy corporations.
WASHINGTON -

This afternoon, the Patriotic Millionaires launched a new grassroots mobilization site called TaxTheRich.com that will help everyday Americans increase their impact in the fight for economic justice. The site will help educate, train, and mobilize activists and everyday Americans who care about raising taxes on millionaires, billionaires, and wealthy corporations. 

The Patriotic Millionaires plan to use the site to work with supporters to actively lobby Congress for meaningful change. Through this mobilization campaign, the Patriotic Millionaires will provide expertise, experience, and behind-the-scenes knowledge of the legislative process to direct advocates’ time and energy in the most effective and timely way. 

The website has a number of tools to engage and educate citizens and get them up to speed as Congress is debating the budget reconciliation bill that will determine taxation for the foreseeable future. 

Features of the site include places for activists to:

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The Patriotic Millionaires is a group of high-net worth Americans who share a profound concern about the destabilizing level of inequality in America. Our work centers on the two things that matter most in a capitalist democracy: power and money. Our goal is to ensure that the country’s political economy is structured to meet the needs of regular Americans, rather than just millionaires. We focus on three “first” principles: a highly progressive tax system, a livable minimum wage, and equal political representation for all citizens.

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