Pedestrians board a train on April 2 in the Corona section of the Queens borough of New York. Photo: AP
David Brown
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by David Brown

Coronavirus brings opportunity to curb capitalism’s excesses. First, make the wealthy pay for the pandemic

  • The people best able to cope with the devastation of Covid-19 should be the ones to shoulder most of the financial burden of ill health, lost production and massive job cuts
  • Tax rates must rise for the super-rich, and tax avoidance and offshore tax havens reined in. It’s time to level the playing field
Pedestrians board a train on April 2 in the Corona section of the Queens borough of New York. Photo: AP
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