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Taxing the rich: should wealthy people pay more?

The rich and super-rich want to pay more taxes to help the economy. It started with American business tycoon Warren Buffet. Then here in France, fifteen billionaires followed suit. In Italy and Germany, the wealthy have also said they want to pay more to help balance their countries' finances. But can these good intentions actually produce the desired effect? And why are billionaires offering more money?

  • Tarik MOUAKIL. Economist, Author of "Asset Markets, Portfolio Choice and Macroeconomic Activity";
  • Craig COPETAS. Senior writer, Bloomberg News;
  • Sony KAPOOR. Managing Director, Re-Define (from Brussels);
  • David LOGAN. Economist, Tax Foundation (from Washington).

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2014-10-01 diseases

How to stop Ebola: Centers for Disease Control confirms first case of virus in US (part 2)

The first case of Ebola contracted on US soil is reinforcing calls for urgent, concerted action. Will it be possible to contain the disease in America? And how is Ebola being...

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2014-10-01 Ebola

How to stop Ebola: Centers for Disease Control confirms first case of virus in US

The first case of Ebola contracted on US soil is reinforcing calls for urgent, concerted action. Will it be possible to contain the disease in America? And how is Ebola being...

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2014-09-30 borders

Europe's desperate seas: Migrant deaths crossing Mediterranean top 3,000 in 2014 (part 2)

This week it was an oil tanker that rescued desperate migrants, last week it was a cruise ship. On most days, however, it's the Italian navy doing the rescuing - at a record...

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2014-09-30 immigration

Europe's desperate seas: Migrant deaths crossing Mediterranean top 3,000 in 2014

This week it was an oil tanker that rescued desperate migrants, last week it was a cruise ship. On most days, however, it's the Italian navy doing the rescuing - at a record...

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2014-09-29 India

Modi in America: India's Prime minister on triumphant US tour

Narendra Modi's makeover from pariah to guest of honour at the White House will cap a triumphant tour that's seen the Indian Prime minister talk to the UN and a sell-out crowd at...

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