4) Tax religious organizations, ultrarich
religious oligarchs and the very wealthy private schools.
The tax bill that Peter Roskam designed last year was a handout to corporations and the ultrarich
at the expense of the middle class and those working hard to get there.
This book, the first of a wonderfully funny trilogy set among an ultrarich
Singapore family, is one that I fell into, a few years back, like a swimming pool on a hot day.
Corporate capitalism, with its widening gulf between the ultrarich
and the millions of people living in poverty, strains our social fabric while the worsening climate crisis provides unforgiving reminders of the earth's delicate interrelatedness.
Such are the pointless and overlong battles over our electoral law (see leader page 10), the budget, taxes on the ultrarich
, and the dishonest attempts to derail the reappointment of central bank Governor Riad Salameh last month.
Among America's ultrarich
, more and more people are making the laudable, if not wholly selfless, decision to give it away.
Lesperance says he has expatriated more than 300 ultrarich
Americans to datehe calls them "golden geese"--and has set up contingency plans for countless others.
The feeling of comparative deprivation and the ultrarich
separating themselves from the rest of society helps explain why only 1 percent of Americans accept the rich or upper-income label.
His children will have to get by with the advantages that accrue to the children of the ultrarich
, along with whatever fraction of his estate he opts to give them.
Not long ago, Facebook was a dorm-room dating site, mobile phones were for the ultrarich
, drones were multimillion-dollar war machines, and supercomputers were for secret government research.
The large, slobbery dog with massive amounts of hair used to be best known for herding sheep in Tibet, but has now become a luxury for the ultrarich
who want to spread their wealth beyond stocks and real estate.
Real estate was the biggest source of ultrarich
fortunes, led by Wang, whose conglomerate Wanda Group recently also acquired the US cinema chain AMC Entertainment and a luxury British yacht builder.