Inequality is bad for everyone (with Djaffar Shalchi)

06.09.2021 - By Pitchfork Economics with Nick Hanauer

Download our free app to listen on your phone

We’re back to our favorite topic this week—TAX THE RICH! Beyond all the benefits that come from a well-funded social safety net, taxing the wealthy would lessen inequality, which would make most people—including the extravagantly wealthy—happier. Super-rich Danish entrepreneur Djaffar Shalchi shares the wisdom that Denmark understands: Inequality is bad for everyone. 
Djaffar Shalchi is an entrepreneur from Denmark and founder of Millionaires for Humanity, a network of wealthy people who advocate for raising taxes on wealthy people. He is also the founder and Executive Director of Move Humanity, a global initiative to mobilize at least one percent of the wealth of the world’s super-rich for the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.  

Twitter: @djaffarshalchi

OPINION: I’m a millionaire who wants to be taxed to pay for COVID-19: 

The American dream is now in Denmark: 

Dear Mr. Deutsch: Come to “F***ing Denmark.”: 

Biden will seek tax increase on rich to fund child care and education: 

Twitter: @PitchforkEcon
Instagram: @pitchforkeconomics
Nick’s twitter: @NickHanauer

More episodes from Pitchfork Economics with Nick Hanauer